Clive and Jane Green on their yacht
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Sailing couple return to Wales after 16 year voyage

It was supposed to be a week away just to test the water.

Could Clive and Jane Green, from Abergavenny, live together without a cross word in the cramped cabin of a 35ft sailing yacht?

Now 16 years after setting off for a quiet cruise to Spain, the couple have returned to Wales, after covering 51,000 nautical miles as they criss-crossed the globe.

In that time they have sailed pirate-infested seas, watched volcanoes billow, and studied Komodo dragons. All while learning how to become accomplished global seafarers on their boat, the Jane G.

They told Victoria Derbyshire of BBC 5 live about their experiences.

  • 14 Aug 2014
  • From the section Wales