Update: U.S. Coast Guard Trying to Locate Overdue Sailboat that Departed Cape May, NJ
UPDATE: WPVI-TV reports the missing sailboat was found by a passing tanker ship on Tuesday over 200 miles offshore of Delaware. The two men who were aboard are safe. The Coast Guard says their vessel was found to be without fuel and power, which made their radios and navigation equipment inoperable.
Our original report continues below.
Officials with the U.S. Coast Guard are asking for your help as they try to locate a sailboat and its crew that haven't been seen in several days.
According to a Facebook post, 76-year-old Joe DiTommasso and 64-year-old Kevin Hyde were aboard a 30-foot Catalina sailboat with a bluish-purple hull, a white superstructure, and white sails.
The vessel, "Atrevida II" (NJ 7033HN), is traveling from Cape May, NJ, to Marathon, FL. It was last seen on December 3rd when it departed Oregon Inlet, NC.
Authorities say the Atrevida II may have stopped in Morehead City, NC, but this is not confirmed.
A picture of a similar vessel for comparison purposes can be found on the Coast Guard's Facebook page.
If you or someone you know has any information regarding the missing boaters, you are asked to call the Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command Center at (757) 398-6700.