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Hull of missing British yacht found - no sign of crew

The yacht went missing last Friday after taking on water.

Missing British yachtsmen Paul Gosling, James Male, Steve Warren and Andrew Bridge who are missing from the yacht 'Cheeki Rafiki Source: Royal Yachting Association

THE US COAST guard says that the hull of a missing yacht has been found off Massachusetts.

However, it says that there is still no sign of the four crew missing from the Cheeki Rafiki.

Britain Missing Yacht US Coast Guard Capt. Anthony Popiel addresses reporters on the search Source: AP/Press Association Images

The four men, Paul Gosling, James Male, Steve Warren and Andrew Bridge, were all sailing to the UK from a regatta in the Caribbean when their yacht capsized in the mid-Atlantic Ocean on 16 May.

Missing British yachtsmen The Cheeki Rafiki Source: Royal Yachting Association

A search was launched for the men after they disappeared, but was stood down a number of days later.

Missing British yachtsmen Relatives and family members of the four British yachtsmen Source: Nick Ansell

However, American authorities relaunched the search and rescue mission after requests from the British government.

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