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US sailor lost at sea

A search by the US Coast has been called off, for a woman swept overboard from a yacht off Bermuda.Triple Stars at 1.45pm on Friday, 235m northwest of the Island. The vessel was said to have been struck by a 30ft wave.

The missing woman’s husband made a distress call from the 38ft

US authorities called off a search 24 hours later.

The yacht, from Newport, Rhode Island, was sailing to St Maarten in the 12th annual North American Rally for Cruisers race and would have called on Bermuda next.

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Published November 14, 2011 at 1:00 am (Updated November 14, 2011 at 8:59 am)

US sailor lost at sea

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