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Youth sailing charity to be set up in Olympic champion Andrew Simpson's memory
Figures from the world of sailing, dignitaries and wellwishers will bid farewell to the tragic yachtsman, known as Bart, next Friday.
Wed May 22, 2013
Sailing - America's Cup makes changes a
America's Cup organizers said on Wednesday that they have made rule changes to improve safety in the upcoming regatta after a fatal training accident on San Francisco Bay earlier this month.
THE funeral of sailing legend Andrew Simpson will be in Sherborne on May 31.
A service at Sherborne Abbey in Dorset on 31 May will be followed by a reception at the town's castle.
Home town funeral for Olympic sailor
The funeral of Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson will be held in his home town, the Royal Yachting Association has confirmed.
Fri May 17, 2013
America's Cup sailing suspended for review of boats and dangers
Clouds hung over the America's Cup sailing regatta on Friday after investigators asked the teams to temporarily halt practicing on blustery San Francisco bay following a deadly accident last week.
Portland pair Rickham and Birrell lift Skud title
PARALYMPIC sailors Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell , of Portland , secured the Skud European title with a clean sweep of race wins.
The New Zealand Herald
NZ team confirms entry in Youth America's Cup
The NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand have confirmed they will compete in the inaugural Youth America's Cup, despite last week's tragic death of British sailor Andrew Simpson while training onboard Artemis.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sherborne pays tribute after shock death of Olympic medallist Andrew Simpson
A STUNNED community paid tribute to a "larger-than-life family man" after the death of British Olympic gold medal winning sailor Andrew Simpson.
Bay of Plenty Times
Sailing: Tragedy won't deter Burling in cup mission
Peter Burling has not been put off racing catamarans after the death of America's Cup sailor Andrew Simpson.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Star Online
America's Cup regatta to go on following fatal accident
The America's Cup sailing regatta will go ahead, organizers said on Tuesday, following concerns about safety due to the death of a sailor in a training accident last week.
Tue May 14, 2013
Reason: Nascar on water no place for funding
It seemed like any other Thursday in the Bay area. A misty haze had slowly burned off through the morning.
German withdrawal from youth regatta
Their decision comes in the wake of last Friday's capsize tragedy involving Swedish challenger Artemis Racing that killed British sailor Andrew Simpson.
Mon May 13, 2013
This Is Somerset
Andrew Simpson tributes: Olympic sailor was 'amazing' family man
The grief-stricken widow of West Country Olympic sailor Andrew Simpson has paid a moving tribute to her late husband as the world of sailing struggles to come to terms with his tragic death.
Sun May 12, 2013
Alameda's Week: Limo Fire Victims Identified, Remembering 'Fyla'...
These were among the most-read stories by Alameda Patch viewers this past week: Felomina "Fyla" Geronga, 43, of Alameda was identified earlier Tuesday as the final victim in the limousine fire that claimed five lives the night of May 4 . Geronga lived with her husband and two children on Walnut Street.
Sat May 11, 2013
Liverpool Daily Post
National Sport: Percy can't believe best friend's gone
Iain Percy led the tributes to his best friend and team-mate Andrew Simpson, who was killed in a training accident while pursuing his life's goal.
America's Cup accident highlights risks of high-tech approach
Less than 24 hours before a British sailor died in an America's Cup boating accident on San Francisco Bay, billionaire Larry Ellison, the mastermind behind this year's competition for the world's oldest sporting trophy, was celebrating his sailing triumphs at a red-carpet gala.
Emsworth sailor pays tribue to Olympic team mate
TRIBUTES have been pouring in for Olympic gold medal winning sailor Andrew 'Bart' Simpson who was killed while training for the prestigious Americas Cup.
Mail on Sunday
Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds and other London 2012 'Golden Girls' receive honours at the Palace
The 18-year-old, who has four gold medals from the 2008 and 2012 Games was awarded an OBE for services to Paralympic sport from Prince Charles.
This Is Somerset
America's Cup bosses have promised a full investigation into the accident in which Dorset Olympic gold medal winner Andrew Simpson died.
Fri May 10, 2013
Simpson Death: Catamarans 'Dangerous To Sail'
Catamarans like the one Andrew Simpson was sailing are "very dangerous and difficult to sail", an Italian Olympic sailor has said.