A tall ship is moored up in Plymouth waiting for the weather to improve before setting sail for the Canary Islands. The Stavros S Niarchos is crewed mostly by inexperienced sailors wanting the adventure of a lifetime.
Once at sea, the charity that organises the voyages says people learn a lot about sailing but even more about themselves.
Claire Manning went on board.
More top news
A builder has been ordered to pay £2,500 for opening a sluice gate on the Somerset Levels at the height of the floods.
Danny Cipriani created one try and scored another as Sale wrecked Exeter's hopes of climbing to the top of the Aviva Premiership.
Repairs to an iconic landmark in Newquay were completed today.