British Competitive Sailors in the Best of the Web UK Directory

British Competitive Sailors

Alex Thomson

Presents a biography, news, events and gallery. https://www.facebook.com/AlexThomsonRacing AlexThomson99

Ben Ainslie

Provides news, events, video and gallery. https://www.facebook.com/BenAinslie1977 AinslieBen

Blyth, Chay

Official website of the ocean adventurer, first to cross the Atlantic in a rowing boat, and first to circumnavigate solo and non-stop westwards, on "British Steel"; with a biography and a guide to his later career organising long-distance yacht races.

GBR Match Race Girls

Offers information on match racing, with news and profiles of GB Olympic hopefuls Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor.

Holt, Geoff

Official website of the ex-professional yachtsman, paralysed in a swimming accident in 1984; covers his return to sailing, and his activities as a Disability Sports Ambassador.

Knox-Johnston, Sir Robin

Official website of the first person to sail single handed and non-stop around the world in 1968-69, with a biography, accounts of his voyages and naval career, and a guide to his yacht-racing activities.

MacArthur, Ellen

Official website of the Derbyshire born sailor who became the fastest woman and youngest sailor to race around the world solo and non-stop in 2001. Includes a biography, photo galleries, and information about her work for charities.

MacArthur, Ellen (BBC Sport)

Solo long-distance yachtswoman and the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe from her 2005 record breaking trip.

Mail Online: Youngest Round the World Sailor

Tells the story of Mike Perham, the youngest person to sail single-handed around the globe at the age of 17.

Pete Goss MBE

British yachtsman and former Royal Marine from Cornwall. Also received a Legion d'Honneur for saving the life of his fellow yachtsman in 1996.

Ridgway, John

Official site of the record breaking sailor and rower, and founder of the John Ridgway School of Adventure in Sutherland; includes a biography, details of his books, list of expeditions, and contacts.

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