Team wins Yachtsman of Year Award
The winner of the Yachting Journalists’ Association Yachtsman of the Year award is the British Olympic sailing team.
The award was presented by Lady Pippa Blake, widow of murdered sailing legend Sir Peter Blake, and accepted by Andrew Simpson who thanked the Olympic coach Jim Saltonstall.
The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to 75- year- old Dag Pike, the oldest person to to win the Round-Britain Powerboat Race. The youthful Dag writes for IPC Inspire’s motorboating titles.