Teen's sailing challenge

A teenager from the Isle of Wight is leaving her wheelchair behind to embark on a sailing challenge across the English Channel.

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Teen to embark on sailing challenge

A teenager born with atheroid cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs as well as her speech, is attempting to sail across the English Channel using just her mouth to control the boat.

Natasha will sail solo across the English Channel Credit: Tenpointstick

On the 1st of July, 16-year-old Natasha Lambert is taking part in the challenge entitled 'The French Connection', which will see her sail her 21ft Mini Transat, from France to Dover.

She's raising money for the RNLI, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and Wetwheels Solent.

She's trying to raise over £17,000 for charity Credit: Tenpointstick
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