The search for the man still missing after the Francie capsized in the Kaipara Harbour is continuing.

Fisherman Taulagi Afamasaga has not been found since the maritime disaster on Saturday afternoon.

Only three men of the 11 men onboard charter boat Francie survived the incident, that is believed to have happened while attempting to cross the notorious Kaipara bar crossing.

The bodies of seven other men have been recovered.

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The Francie charter boat which capsized today in the Kaipara Harbour. Photo / Facebook
The Francie charter boat which capsized today in the Kaipara Harbour. Photo / Facebook

A police spokeswoman said today that the search for Afamasaga is continuing.

"Search and rescue officers searched on quad bikes in the early hours of this morning during low tide, to conduct a search of the northern tip of South Head.

"The police Eagle helicopter is conducting further aerial sweeps this afternoon of the shoreline south and north of Kaipara Heads.

"Police Maritime Specialists are continuing to review the options available to assist with the search for the missing Francie."