Most people realise that yachts cruising in the tropics need decent shading, but it hasn’t normally been necessary for sailors in northern latitudes, writes Miranda Delmar-Morgan. That is changing though…

Svante and Greta Thunberg on deck with Nikki at the helm, Riley, Elayna and baby Lenny of Sailing La Vagabonde YouTube fame.

50-knot squalls, lightning and wind holes meant crossing the Atlantic with climate activist Greta Thunberg was far from plain sailing for Nikki Henderson