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Cowes Week yacht navigator describes oil tanker crash

22 October 2013 Last updated at 22:18 BST

The navigator of a yacht which collided with an oil tanker in the Solent has described the chaotic moments surrounding the impact.

Michael Shrives was part of the crew racing the Atalanta during the 2011 Cowes Week.

The yacht's owner and skipper Roland Wilson, 32, of Stanley, Perthshire, denies breaking maritime regulations.

He is accused of negligence by sailing too close to the 120,000-tonne vessel.

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