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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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US Coast Guard doesn't believe yachtsmen will be found

Four British yachtsmen, whose vessel capsized in the mid-Atlantic Ocean are unlikely to be found, US Coast Guard Rob Simpson told ITV News, after they called off the search today.

Mr Simpson said: "We've searched nearly over 4,000 square miles, in a very concentrated area for them and over the amount of time and the amount of assets we were able to have on scene, we believe we would have found them. That means we have suspended the search".

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