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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Knox-Johnston calls for yachtsmen seach to resume

The first man to sail single handed non-stop around the world has told ITV News he believes the search for the missing British yachtsmen should resume.

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston said: "We must assume that they probably got into the life raft - if so they are probably still in it.

"My view is that actually we should have another shot at finding them".

British Olympic champion Sir Ben Ainslie and Sir Richard Branson have also shown their support on Twitter for the four yachtsmen.

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