OVERDUE Yacht - Haiti to The Azores
HAITI TO FRANCE.
11 METER S/V QOVOP A COEUR D EAU, RED HULL WITH YELLOW STRIPE, FOUR PERSONS ON BOARD, OVERDUE HAITI 18° 32.00'N 072° 20.00'W) TO AZORES (37° 44.00'N 025° 40.00'W) TO FRANCE (48° 51.40'N 002° 21.05'E). LAST KNOWN POSITION (36° 07.40'N 044° 20.43'W) ON 08 AUG.
VESSELS IN VICINITY REQUESTED TO KEEP A SHARP LOOKOUT, ASSIST IF POSSIBLE. REPORTS TO MRCC GRIZ NEZ, TELEX: 42130680,
PHONE: 333 2187 2187, FAX: 333 2187 7855.
Message reported 15 AUG 2012 0815UTC
The last known location, 7 days ago, is 900nm short of Ponta Delgada in The Azores which seems to be their chosen port. Of course they could have changed their plans and headed Horta or on to Madeira.
No other details.