Injured soldier round world trip

An injured soldier from Chepstow is among a group of former service personnel sailing around the world on the tall ship, Lord Nelson. The trip will take two years, cover 50,000 miles, and visit 30 countries on all seven continents.

Live updates

Advertisement

Injured soldier evacuated from tall ship challenge

All week we are following the adventures of the tall ship Lord Nelson and her crew as they make their way - 50,000 miles - around the world.

They spent Christmas and New Year in Brazil and then set sail across the Atlantic bound for Cape Town in South Africa.

In the second part of the series, they are making good progress until a medical emergency developed with Kyle Baker from Chepstow.

Welsh injured soldier among team sailing round the world

A badly injured former soldier who lives near Chepstow is taking part in an epic journey across the Atlantic -- on board the tall ship, the Lord Nelson.

Kyle Barker is part of a mixed crew of disabled and non disabled people.

They are currently involved in the Lord Nelson's biggest ever challenge- a two-year, 50,000 mile voyage around the world visiting 30 countries on all seven continents.

ITV News' cameras are following the journey.

Back to top

Latest ITV News reports