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.
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.
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