Yachtsman Alex Thomson sailed round the world in 80 days, setting a new British record and finishing third in the Vendee Globe race. Today he was given a hero's welcome as he entered his home town of Gosport in Hampshire, with a Sail of Parade. Heather Edwards went to meet him and his fans.
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