The Westcountry has a long sea-faring tradition and a sailor from Devon is hoping to become a modern day hero.

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21 year old plans to sail the globe

Henry Bomby from Kingswear has an eight year plan to circumnavigate the globe single handed, taking part in the Vendee Globe race in 2020.

As a young boy he watched Team Phillips, Pete Goss's boat, being built, and that fuelled his ambition for the future. Jacquie Bird went along to Dartmouth to meet him.

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