Circumnavigator without EPIRB prompts search

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A British sailor feared lost in a fierce Atlantic storm just days into a round-the-world bid called home after hearing on the radio he was missing. The 52-year-old set out on his 27-foot boat determined to sail the globe without high-tech gadgets or corporate support. His family alerted area coast guards when he failed to contact them on his satellite phone, his only concession to modern equipment, as planned.

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