Overdue vessel Hikari located south of Bermuda

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A merchant vessel located the sailing vessel Hikari approximately 150 miles southeast of Bermuda, Thursday. The crew of the 623-foot Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Luisia Colossus, spotted the sailboat after Sergei Morozov, the operator of the Hikari, fired a parachute flare. Morozov stated he was not in distress, but requested food, water and assistance with the battery aboard...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue Canadian boater off Bermuda

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search at approximately 4:30 p.m. Wednesday for an overdue sailor aboard a 35-foot sailboat approximately 300 miles northeast of Bermuda. The Coast Guard suspended its search for the Canadian flagged sailing vessel Hikari, and its operator, Sergei Morozov, citing additional information indicating the vessel is not in distress. The Coast Guard received...

Coast Guard searching for overdue Canadian boater off Bermuda

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching the Atlantic Ocean approximately 300 miles northeast of Bermuda for a sailor aboard a 35-foot sailboat after he was reported overdue, Monday. Overdue is Sergei Morozov aboard the vessel Hikari of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Morozov’s daughter notified the Coast Guard via e-mail after she had received a message from her father, relayed by the crew aboard...