Men stranded for 36 hours on yacht taking on water off coast of Australia

A rescue mission has been launched to save two men whose yacht started to take on water during a storm off the coast of Australia and New Zealand.Two New Zealanders, in their 70s, have been stranded on a yacht in the Tasman Sea for almost 36 hours after severe storms struck the boat 164 miles off the coast of Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea.The men set off an emergency beacon about 5am, The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (Amsa) said.