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Trans-Atlantic teenager near goal

Michael PerhamMichael Perham, a 14-year old boy is set to make history as the youngest person to cross the Atlantic Ocean single-handedly.

Michael Perham, who lives with his parents in Potters Bar, Herts, is due to arrive in Antigua on New Year's Eve. He has been at sea for three weeks on a 3,500 mile course from Gibraltar, past Africa and across the Atlantic. Michael's yacht, Cheeky Monkey, is being shadowed by his father, Peter, a quantity surveyor, who is also in radio contact.

Link & Image: BBC
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