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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 coastguard extends search for missing yachtsman

The US coastguard have released a picture of the area they are searching for the Cheeki Rafiki, after announcing they would resume their search yesterday.

The map shows the new area being searched at the moment Credit: Yachting World

The search has extended from its initial area to a much wider area, to account for possible drift after the wind conditions over the weekend.

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