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Missing UK yachtsmen: US coastguard calls off search

A coastguard search has been called off for four Britons reported missing in the mid-Atlantic Ocean while sailing a yacht back to the UK from a regatta.

The crew of the Cheeki Rafiki 40ft performance racer-cruiser ran into difficulties on Thursday while returning from Antigua Sailing Week.

They are thought to have capsized and abandoned to a life raft, Southampton charter firm Stormforce Coaching said.

Helen Fawkes reports.

  • 18 May 2014
  • From the section UK
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