Search continues after yacht found idling without skipper

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A search for a missing New Zealand sailor whose vessel was found idling off the Bay of Plenty coast is ongoing. Richard Rusbatch was returning to the Bay of Islands after sailing with four Russians to Tauranga, according to a man who spoke to him.

The 38-foot, single-masted yacht, Honfleur, was located Tuesday morning by a member of the public approximately 11 nautical miles east of Mayor Island.

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