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Missing British yacht spotted, no sign of crew or life raft

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A U.S. Navy helicopter crew on Friday (May 23) spotted a British yacht that went missing a week ago but found no signs of its four crew members, leaving a midnight deadline for suspending searches for the men unchanged, officials said. The missing men, all experienced sailors, ran into trouble as they were returning to Britain from a sailing event in Antigua in the Caribbean. They had reported that their vessel, the Cheeki Rafiki, was taking in water, forcing them to change course for the Azores. On Friday, a Navy search crew discovered the overturned vessel about 1,000 miles off the Massachusetts coast, but they detected no sign of the crew, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement. A Navy swimmer reached the 40-foot (12-meter) yacht, finding its cabin flooded and windows shattered. The swimmer knocked on the hull but heard no response, the statement said. U.S. authorities originally abandoned a search for the ill

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