Search for missing Weymouth sailor after yacht found off France

The coastguard is searching for a missing sailor after his yacht was found off the northern coast of France.

The man, believed to be from Weymouth, is thought to have set sail from the town on Saturday for Swanage, but never arrived.

His yacht was located early on Monday morning between Fécamp and Dieppe, but no-one was aboard.

He was reported missing to Portland Coastguard shortly after. Dorset Police are also thought to be investigating.

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