Yacht found abandoned

A member of the public reported that the yacht ‘Brigand’ was ashore with one of its sails up and the engine still running Credit: Darren Toogood
It's thought the skipper left Poole with the intention of sailing to Hayling Island. Credit: Darren Toogood
An air, land and sea search continues Credit: Darren Toogood

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Search for missing skipper

Solent Coastguard has been coordinating a search for a man after his yacht was found ashore near Brighstone, Isle of Wight.