The yachtsman, en route from Great Orme Head to the Mull of Galloway, could see that he was about 10 miles from the coast but could not say exactly where.
A French sailor has been safely rescued from a sinking yacht in the middle of the Atlantic after an oil tanker made a five-hour diversion to save him.
A family of four and their Labrador dog were rescued by Lyme Regis lifeboat crew, after their yacht was swamped by waves and sank at Charlton Bay.
The UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter made a 530-mile round trip yesterday to rescue a desperately unwell yachtsman in the Atlantic Ocean.
Solo sailor Emmanuel Wattecamps dramatic leap to safety with his pet cat from his stricken yacht was captured on video.