17-year-old solo sailor Mike is due in Panama next week - just 1000 miles from the finish

Michael Perham, the 17-year-old British yachtsman who is on course to become the youngest person to sail single-handed around the world, will be arriving in Panama next week.

Michael, from Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, set sail last November on his epic 26,000 mile solo world crossing. His boat, Totallymoney.com, will be arriving at the Flamenco Marina at the entrance to the Panama Canal, Pacific side on Monday (6 July).

To find out more, visit www.totallymoney.com/sailmike .