Don't miss tonight's screening of Ellen MacArthur's gripping story of her recent solo transatlantic record attempt

Don’t miss tonight’s screening of Ellen MacArthur’s gripping story of her recent transatlantic record attempt aboard her 75ft trimaran B&Q.

The programme, on terrestrial TV’s BBC1 at 1900, is a 50-minute documentary on how MacArthur narrowly missed breaking the current record set by Laurent Bourgnon in 1994 see record attempt news story here .

With eight on-board cameras filming the entire seven-day voyage, expect some emotional scenes as MacArthur stuggles with her battle against exhaustion in some of the worst weather she’s ever experienced.