Steve Shapiro and Bob Weise
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US sailors who have been rescued nine times in seven months

Two amateur sailors attempting to sail from Norway to the US have had to call on rescue services for the ninth time in seven months.

Bob Weise and Steve Shapiro, both 71, insist they are experienced enough to make the trip.

But veteran sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is among those criticising the pair.

Jon Kay caught up with them in Cornwall.

  • 27 Jan 2016
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