Donald Lawson, a sailor training for an ambitious attempt to break multiple sailing world records this fall, went missing in July in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of Mexico. His wife last heard from him on July 12 and his satellite last received signal of his boat’s location on July 13. Mexican Navy authorities located and searched his capsized sailboat Friday, July 28, but did not find Lawson. Here’s what we know about the missing captain: At this point, any hope for Lawson’s survival likely hinges on him being on a life raft.
What we know about the search for Baltimore sailor Donald Lawson, who’s still missing at sea
August 4, 2023