Yachtsman trying for solo circumnavigation via NW Passage

Yachtsman Graeme Kendall,58, is attempting a solo non- stop circumnavigation via the North West Passage.

Graeme, a property developer from Christchurch , New Zealand,set off in a Greg Elliott 12.5m yacht built specifically for the trip with a hull built to deal with ice.

Graeme has crossed the equator after being at sea for three months.