Restoring Suhaili

Robin Knox-Johnston was the first person to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe non-stop in 1968, and he did it with Suhaili — a 32ft Bermudan ketch.

She took a battering, no doubt. But she was restored by the man himself to excellent condition. So much so that, at the start of a Vendée Globe, frenchmen were eyeing up the 'plastic replica'…