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Am I being naive when I compare the search & rescue efforts for this yacht with that for the Malaysian airliner?

In the case of the airliner, the probability of finding anyone alive was zero a couple of days after it disappeared. Yet, millions of dollars were spent in the effort and it continues to this day.

In the case of the yacht, there was a reasonable chance that the crew could have been able to launch the life raft, and could be drifting, hoping for rescue - but the search was called off after 2 days? Surely they could have searched for a couple of days more at least?

(One decision - if and when I can buy a cruising boat of my own, the lifeboat will have a sail of her own).
 

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I had missed the information that the wreck was found inverted with (possibly) her keel missing. That does drastically diminish the survival hopes. Losing your keel suddenly like that is a very frightening prospect.
 
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