Solo yachtsman missing off Eastern Cape
By Khanyisa Tabata
27 June 2011
The whereabouts of a solo yachtsman missing off the Eastern Cape coast was still not known by late yesterday evening.
The sailor sent out a request for assistance from his yacht, So Long, on Saturday afternoon.
He was reportedly having engine troubles and was facing rough seas near the Kei River Mouth, north-east of East London.
The National Sea Rescue Institute’s Craig Lambinon says continuous bad weather has hampered an extensive search