Record rounding for Geoff Holt

Quadriplegic sailor, Geoff Holt, yesterday became the first disabled sailor to sail solo around Land’s End. Geoff, who is paralysed from the breast line down as a result of a swimming accident when he was 18 years old, is attempting to sail around the coast of Great Britain in his 15ft Challenger Trimaran, Freethinker.

Leaving Newlyn at 1100 hrs yesterday morning, Wednesday 6th June, Geoff rounded Land’s End, the most western point on the English mainland, at approximately 1315 hrs.