Charity ocean crossing

Yacht broker Nick Baker, 46, who is suffering from lung cancer, is to sail across the Atlantic single-handed to raise money for cancer research.

Nick will be sailing from the Canary Islands to Antigua in his Bowman 48. The 2,800 mile voyage is expected to take between 17-21 days.

To donate to Nick’s Aqualung Trust, and for updates on his journey once he has set sail, visit Or you can send a cheque, payable to The Aqualung Trust, to The Aqualung Trust, c/o Clyde & Co, 51 Eastcheap, London EC3M 1JP.