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Missing yachtsman found

A sailor from East Yorkshire is home safely - after an international rescue mission was launched.

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Yachtsman found after air and sea search

A Yorkshire yachtsman, reported missing yesterday, has been found alive and well on his yacht in the North Sea, following an extensive search co-ordinated by Humber Coastguard.

His 17ft yacht, Equinox, was approximately 80 miles east of Spurn Point (at the mouth of the Humber) and rescuers found him relatively quickly today, thanks to an emergency positioning beacon aboard his yacht which was activated

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