Simon Bugeja, the owner of the ill-fated Simshar, lives for his family and the sea, spending every cent he had on his boat, his uncle Joe Gafa' said.

Interviewed briefly by, Mr Gafa and Joe Incorvaja, a former colleague of Mr Bugeja, spoke about the Bugeja family's strong bond with the sea, and how a fisherman's life remains one of the toughest.

Simon Bugeja was dramatically rescued form the sea on Friday, hours after fishermen found the corpse of his father. The search for Simon's 11-year-old son Theo is continuing.

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