Pumpkin crosses Solent

Artist Dmitri Galitzine has become the first person to cross the Solent from the mainland to the Isle of Wight in a giant pumpkin powered by an outboard motor, in just under two hours. He also set what is thought to be a world record 100m paddle in an unpowered pumpkin, at two minutes. The pumpkins were provided by an amateur grower in Lancashire.

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