WATCH: Archive film of Alec Rose sailing Lively Lady back to Portsmouth

The sad state of the Lively Lady is in sharp contrast to how the yacht looked when Sir Alec Rose sailed her back to Portsmouth after his epic voyage.

Thursday, 25th May 2017, 4:25 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:01 pm
Lively Lady arrives home

British Pathe video captures the exciting scenes as the Southsea grocer arrived home after his circumnavigation of the globe almost 50 years ago.

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Now there is concern at the state of the historic vessel after a refurbishment programme.