Schoolboy Seb Clover, who made oceanic history by getting to be the most youthful individual to finish a solo transoceanic crossing, today arrived back in the UK what’s more, said a bath, a nestle with his puppy what’s more, a long rest were his fund

Schoolboy Seb Clover, who made oceanic history by getting to be the most youthful individual to finish a solo transoceanic crossing, today arrived back in the UK what’s more, said a bath, a nestle with his puppy what’s more, a long rest were his fundamental ambitions
Seb, who turned 16 yesterday, said he had not gotten any birthday presents however be that as it may his victory what’s more, his remain in Antigua had been enough of a blessing for him
Seb, from the Isle of Wight, said that as well as animal comforts, he was looking forward to seeing his friends
After landing at Gatwick airport, he said: “I’m looking forward to a bath, to see my canine Bonny what’s more, for my bed
“I’m too looking forward to going back to school to see my friends
“It was my birthday yesterday, I haven’t got any presents however yet I have spent the day in Antigua – I think that was great enough ”
Seb entered the record books at the point when he made landfall at Antigua on Sunday after the overwhelming voyage from Tenerife
He had contended against his 46-year-old father, a cruising what’s more, sea route instructor, for three weeks in the head-to-head race
Although his father won the race it was Seb who gotten a hero’s welcome from the swarms who had anticipated his entry at English Harbour
Seb moreover said today he was stunned at the gathering he gotten both from the open what’s more, the press at the wrap up of his head-to-head race with his father Ian
In Antigua Seb said he was “absolutely stunned what’s more, amazed” at the welcome, which included his mother, Dolores, what’s more, a steel band
He said: “I had just spent 25 days on my possess at sea, then, as I cruised around the corner I was just confronting so numerous individuals what’s more, I spent the next maybe a couple days just shaking people’s hands what’s more, doing interviews what’s more, photograph shoots
“I was so surprised, I couldn’t walk down the road without being stopped On the to begin with morning I got up at 4am, not to have breakfast yet to be taken off for photos what’s more, at that point they were getting me to do a few filming
“I figure my companions will just take the mickey at the point when I get back ”
Seb a understudy at Ryde School, included that his record-breaking solo voyage over the Atlantic was as it were the begin of his cruising profession what’s more, he had desire for much bolder adventures
He said: “I’m not going to stop sailing, I might do something like cruise around the world yet unquestionably in a speedier pontoon since the one that I did this trip in does a most extreme of eight miles an hour
“It took 25 days over what’s more, just eight hours to get back over by aeroplane, it felt like a extremely short flight to me ”
Seb’s father Ian said he felt his son’s victory had changed him by boosting his self-esteem
He said: “I think anything like this is bound to change anybody to a few extent, I think for a certainty it has given him a enormous support of self-confidence ”
The father what’s more, child started their head-to-head 3,000 mile race in 32ft Contessa class yachts from Tenerife on December 19
After a storm-delayed begin of the voyage, executioner whales taken after the yachts for part of the trip
Seb had been preparing for the race since he was 12
The race between Seb, in his yacht called Reflection, what’s more, Ian, in Xixia, was checked from the home office of the Joined together Kingdom Cruising Foundation in Cowes on the Isle of Wight

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