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Coastguards mount search for missing sailor after boat washed up
6:51pm Monday 23rd September 2013 in Latest
COASTGUARDS are searching for a sailor whose empty yacht was found grounded on a French beach this morning.
Palamina set sail for Swanage from Castle Cove Sailing Club in Porland between 7-8am on Saturday morning with one person aboard, but the boat never arrived.
The 27-foot yacht, with a blue and green hull, was found washed up between Dieppe and Fécamp this morning at around 7.30am with no one aboard.
Dorset Police have joined coastguards in investigating the incident.
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