2,878 square miles covered since sailors search resumed

ITV News correspondent Rupert Evelyn is with families of the missing sailors.

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Air crews have searched a total of 2,878 sq miles since search has resumed. #cheekirafiki

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#cheekirafiki Weather on scene in the area being searched is six-foot seas with winds at less than 10 knots.

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US Coast Guard urged to return and look for yachtsmen

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