Search called off for missing Chinese sailor Guo Chuan

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(YBW) The search for Chinese sailor Guo Chuan, who was attempting to set a world record by doing a solo trans Pacific voyage in 20 days, has been called off, the US Coast Guard have confirmed.

Guo Chuan set sail from San Francisco on October 18 on his 97ft trimaran . He was trying to break the current world record of 21 days, by sailing to Shanghai in 20.

His boat was spotted in Hawaii without him aboard. The US Coast Guard have been searching the waters but have not found him. They however found his life jacket. Read more …