Squdron attending an exercise(Yellow Scorpion) out on the sea working with the RNLI.
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Missing North Sea yachtsman appeal

Coastguards have put out an urgent appeal for a lone yachtsman missing in the North Sea to get in touch.

The Scarborough-based yacht, Equinox, left Kiel in northern Germany last week, heading for the UK.

The family of its skipper, a 69-year-old man from East Yorkshire who has not been named, last heard from him on 4 July.

An appeal to all vessels in the North Sea was put out before the shipping forecast on BBC Radio 4 on Friday morning.

  • 11 Jul 2014