The family of one of the missing sailors, Steve Warren, has told ITV News West Country they're grateful to the US coastguard.
His sister Kay Combes and his daughter Laura Carpenter spoke to our presenter Ian Axton who started by asking how they felt after being told the search would continue:
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.
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