Watch the rescue of the skipper of Tahiti Belle in mid-Atlantic

Six days out of the Azores, veteran solo sailor Nick Barham, 72, was thrown out of his bunk when his 31ft trimaran suddenly shuddered to a halt in mid-ocean.

Tahiti Bellebegan to break up in mid-Atlantic. Watch the amazing footage of Nick’s rescue , and read his account in the September issue of Yachting Monthly, on sale this Thursday.