The team attempting to break the outright round Britain record in a 51ft Bladerunner aims to set off on Saturday.

The team attempting to break the outright round Britain record in a 51ft Bladerunner aims to set off on Saturday.

Bradstone Challenger, skippered by Neil McGrigor, will blast past the Royal Yacht Squadron in the Solent at 9.30am, travelling clockwise.

To beat the existing record of 31 hours the team need to average around 70 knots.
The boat can be tracked through the team web site www.roundbritainrecord.com