Missing yachtsman found

A sailor from East Yorkshire is home safely - after an international rescue mission was launched.

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Coastguard appeal over missing yacht

A search is underway by the Humber Coastguard for a 69-year-old yachtsman from East Yorkshire who has not been seen or head from since the 4th of July.

Humber Coastguard were contacted by the yachtsman’s family yesterday, The missing man last used his bank cards in Germany on 3rd July. On the 4th of July he telephoned his son to inform him he was planning his passage home, on his 17ft yacht Equinox, which is normally moored at Scarborough.

He was last seen in the Keil Canal, Brunsbuttel, Germany. Humber Coastguard initiated an air Search and Rescue craft to sweep the area from Scarborough to the Median line and from Germany, Heligoland to the Median line.

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