Missing Sailboat: Wreckage found, no hope for the missing crew

Its over, all hope of finding the four missing English crew members (James Male, Andrew Bridge, Steve Warren and Paul Goslin) is lost. The wreckage of the First 40.7 Cheeki Rafiki has been found, with its lifeboat still aboard. The interior hull was completely flooded and no sign of the four missing men was found. The Rafiki, as shown in the image distributed by the US Guard, had lost the keel. This probably caused the boat to capsize suddenly and flood. The crew was forced to abandon ship, did not have time to inflate the life raft, and had no hope of surviving in the gelid 

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