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West Mersea's Martin Evans prepares to sail for 145-mile sailing challenge
12:29pm Tuesday 4th February 2014 in News
AN Olympic hopeful will sail from Mersea to the Netherlands on a boat about the size of a surfboard to raise money for charity.
Martin Evans, 21, believes he will be the first person to take on the 145-mile challenge in a Laser dinghy, which is just 4.2m long and 1.4m wide.
The former Colchester Royal Grammar School student, who is in the second year of a law degree at Exeter University, will take on the challenge in June to raise money for the RNLI.
Read the full story in Today's Gazette.
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