A healthcare consultant has said she is delighted after making it into the final crew of amateur sailors crossing the Atlantic for charity.
Hundreds from the London-based Informa business applied to take part in the three-week crossing from Gran Canaria to St Lucia.
After months of team-building exercises, Sarah Nightingale found herself selected as a member of the 16-person crew.
The 26-year-old, from Boyn Hill Avenue, Maidenhead, said the gruelling shift pattern will be a huge test of physical and mental endurance.
Five qualified crew members will join the team of 11 novice sailors as they compete in the ARC race which starts in November.
The crew hope to raise thousands of pounds for Save the Children.
Sarah said: "I’m pretty nervous, but knowing we are doing it for such a great cause will definitely keep me going."
Visit justgiving.com/Sarah-Nightingale88 to donate.
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