Dorset

Search for missing Weymouth sailor after yacht found off France

  • 23 September 2013
  • From the section Dorset

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 F├ęcamp 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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