Boy, 12, to break the record for crossing the English Channel

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A 12-year-old boy from France has broken the record for crossing the English Channel in a small children’s sailing dinghy.

Schoolboy Tom Goron cast off from the Isle of Wight at 5:00 on Wednesday and arrived in France 14 hours and 20 minutes later.

Impressively, he smashed the previous record set by Violette Dorange, 15, in 2016 by 36 minutes.

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