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Oct 21, 7:56 PM EDT

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater


ST. MARKS, Fla. (AP) -- Coast Guard officials say they've suspended search efforts for a boater who went missing of the Florida Panhandle.

The Coast Guard ended its search for 60-year-old George Taylor just before noon Tuesday. Rescue crews had covered 10,358 square nautical miles over the course of 60 hours.

The Tallahassee man had reportedly been sailing his 27-foot Catalina sailboat from St. Marks to Carrabelle when he disappeared.

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