On 3rd June Mike Thomas, Paul Marshall and James
Colbrook will attempt the TCW (east - west) with the goal of completing in 17 hours or less. There's a strong desire to succeed as they're raising money for two charities that are very close to Mikes heart following the tragic death of his new born son in 2009.
pic - Alan Goldsmith
A time of 17 hours is certainly achievable but you still need a little luck on your side. Bad weather, mechanicals or errors in navigation can eat up the hours much quicker than you might think ... but hey, you knew that anyway.