With no sign of a life raft or of debris, and with nearly 20,000 square miles having been searched, the hunt continues for another day.
The organisers of the America's Cup have confirmed this year's event will go ahead despite the death of Olympian Andrew Simpson.
Alex Thomson has become the third British skipper ever to finish on the podium of the Vendee Globe.
The JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race is the largest yacht race of its kind in the world - it's also one of the the largest participation sports held in the UK every year. Professionals and amateur sailors from across the world take part, all competing on equal terms.
This Saturday marks the 83rd edition of the Round the Island Race, hosted and run by the Cowes-based Island Sailing Club. The starting gun fires at 0630 sending the massive fleet from Cowes on the 50 nautical mile course around the Isle of Wight.
The Race started in 1931 with 25 boats and on Saturday 21st June - the longest day - there will be in excess of 1580 yachts competing.
Despite some local opposition over his new world class centre for sailing excellence ahead of the 35th America's Cup, Sir Ben Ainslie says he's confident that 'Portsmouth is where we want to be'. He spoke to Fred Dinenage on ITV News Meridian.
His team have also marked two sites in Southampton for the sailing nerve centre for America's Cup but say Old Portsmouth would be preferred.
The new design shows the potential for a high-tech training centre in Old Portsmouth, which would serve as a base for sailors to host the America's Cup in years to come.
The US Coastguard says a US naval ship searching in the Atlantic has found the hull of the Southampton yacht, Cheeki Rafiki. They located the boat a week after the vessel and her four-man crew went missing on a voyage back from the Caribbean.
A Navy diver has confirmed the name of the yacht and has banged on the hull to see if anyone is inside. The cabin of the boat appeared to be flooded. They have not found the yacht's life raft.
Relatives of four missing sailors have been meeting at the Foreign Office to discuss the search for their loved ones.
The crew of the Cheeki Rafiki raised the alarm that they were in trouble last Thursday and haven't been seen since.
The US Coastguard has said it may call off the search if it does not find anything by 5am tomorrow morning.
The sister of one of the sailors missing in the Atlantic says she's disappointed the search for the crew will end tomorrow morning. Steve Warren and Paul Goslin from Somerset were on board the Cheeki Rafiki when contact was lost a week ago.
Today the US Coastguard announced if no new leads were found before then, the search will end for the final time. Kay Coombes is the sister of Steve Warren ...
The Foreign Office has released this statement on behalf of the families of the missing sailors:
The families of James Male, Andrew Bridge, Paul Goslin and Steve Warren still hold out much hope that their loved ones will be found soon. They have received so much support from the public and the yachting community, hearing endless stories of people that have survived many weeks and months in different circumstances at sea and have drawn much strength from this. They were obviously saddened to hear that the US Coast Guard will be suspending the search. But, they were prepared for the fact that this would have to happen.
– Families of the missing sailors on behalf of the Foreign Office
They are meeting with the Foreign Office later on today, to talk about UK involvement and any other avenues that can be explored. Having spent the week getting to know each other better, along with hearing the endless accounts of survivors, the families are reassured that their men would work as an efficient and cohesive team. This gives them additional hope that they will still be found, as the US Coast Guard have found no evidence to the contrary.
The Foreign Office has issued the following statement over the missing crew of the Cheeki Rafiki.
"The families of James Male, Andrew Bridge, Paul Goslin and Steve Warren still hold out much hope that their loved ones will be found soon.
"They have received so much support from the public and the yachting community, hearing endless stories of people that have survived many weeks and months in different circumstances at sea and have drawn much strength from this.
"They were obviously saddened to hear that the US Coast Guard will be suspending the search. But, they were prepared for the fact that this would have to happen.
"They are meeting with the Foreign Office later on today, to talk about UK involvement and any other avenues that can be explored."
Captain Anthony Popiel says the search for four missing British sailors will be suspended if there are no further developments which locate the crew of the Cheeki Rafiki by midnight tomorrow.
The last picture of the four missing British sailors has emerged - showing them just hours before they set off for home. 52 year old Steve Warren and 56 year old Paul Goslin from Somerset are seen leaving an awards ceremony at Antigua Sailing Week. Just hours later they went missing.