Olympic sailor, Sir Ben Ainslie, has welcomed the announcement by the US Coastguard that they are resuming the search for the four sailors missing from the Hampshire yacht, Cheeki Rafiki, missing in the mid-Atlantic since last Friday.
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, thanked the US Coastguard for ther response. Contact with the yacht was lost after the boat began taking on water and headed for the Azores.
The missing crew members are Paul Goslin, 56, from West Camel, Somerset; Andrew Bridge, 22, from Farnham in Surrey, the yacht's skipper; Steve Warren, 52, also from Somerset, and 23-year-old James Male, from Southampton.
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Team SCA, which includes two sailors from Hampshire, has passed Cape Horn in the Volvo Ocean Race. They paid tribute to their late coach.
Delays are expected around the region over the Easter break. Rail engineering works mean that some services are suspended.
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