Record for 70-year-old sailor

A woman from Ealing has sailed into the history books.

Jeanne Socrates is 70 years old, and when she arrived at Victoria on Canada's west coast this morning she became the oldest woman to sail around the world solo, non-stop and unassisted.

She's been speaking to our reporter Piers Hopkirk.


Woman sails into record books

At the age of 70, Jeanne Socrates from Ealing has become the first woman to sail around the world alone, nonstop and unassisted.