Crew of private catamaran Malisi continue search

The skipper and crew of the privately-owned charter catamaran Milisi are part of the search operation tasked with locating the missing British sailors.

ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn has tweeted this picture of the Milisi's skipper Patrick Michel scanning the horizon.

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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.