Timothy Long ( 15 ), arrives in Largs during his attempt at becoming the youngest person to sail solo around Britain. Timothy from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, chose the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust as a charity to support during his expedition, following Dame Ellen MacArthur’s similar sailing journey when she was 18. Image Credit Marc Turner / EMCT

At 15, Timothy Long sailed around Britain. He shares the highs and lows of his incredible voyage with Katy Stickland

Round Britain

Your first sail round Britain will probably become simply a maritime reconaissance mission for the many magical places that you will want to explore, says Ken Endean