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US Coast Guard urged to return and look for yachtsmen

The US Coast Guard was facing calls last night to return to the doomed British yacht Cheeki Rafiki, to check whether the bodies of any of its four crew members were trapped inside. The coastguard located the boat a week after the vessel went missing.

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Rescuers call off search for British yachtsmen

US and Canadian aircraft and ships have called off their search for four British yachtsman who went missing on their way back from the Caribbean.

Andrew Bridge was among the four British yachtsmen who went missing on their journey back from the Caribbean Credit: PA

The sailors are missing at sea after the yacht they were sailing in is feared to have capsized in the mid-Atlantic Ocean.

Steve Warren and three other British yachtsmen were on their way back to the UK from Antigua Sailing Week Credit: PA

The crew of the Cheeki Rafiki 40ft performance racer/cruiser yacht ran into difficulties on Thursday while returning from Antigua Sailing Week.

James Male was also among the crew of the yacht that is feared to have capsized in the mid-Atlantic Credit: PA
Paul Goslin, 56, was among the crew members on the yacht. Credit: PA

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