sponsors Michael Perham is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Michael Perham, who will be shortly embarking on his attempt to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world.

His boat was named at the Southampton Boat Show last week, and Mike is now undergoing intensive sea training, and will depart on his challenge during November. It is expected to take Mike four months to complete the trip, returning to land during March 2009.

Last year, Mike completed a two month journey from Gibraltar to Antigua, which made him the youngest person to ever sail single-handed across the Atlantic Ocean. He was just 14 years old.

Following this Mike immediately began making plans for becoming the youngest person to sail solo around the world, and is proud to provide the sponsorship that will help Mike achieve his dreams. will be hosting live updates of Mike’s journey, so to keep up to date with his progress visit

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