BREAK: HM coastguard "we believe that the US Coast Guard has done all they can to locate the stricken yacht and her crew" #cheekirafiki
“Our thoughts are with the family and friends of these four sailors at this extremely difficult time.” HM Coastguard. #cheekirafiki
With no sign of a life raft or of debris, and with nearly 20,000 square miles having been searched, the hunt continues for another day.
Veteran yachtsman Tony Bullimore tells ITV News that there is a "strong possibility" the yachtsmen are still alive in the life raft.