Three men have set off from Newbiggin in Northumberland to kayak around Britain.The three - including brothers Craig and Stuart Leslie - will be the youngest team ever to complete the trip which they're doing anticlockwise against prevailing winds.
They hope to raise £10,000 for charities including Newcastle-based Keyfund which supports disadvantages youngsters, the Children's Heart Unit fund, and Kidney Research UK. They're aiming to be back in ninety days.
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