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Shrubb Hails Artemis Racing for Saving his Life

Peter Shrubb yesterday relived the moment he was nearly crushed to death during the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series races in the Great Sound. Shrubb, who was officiating at the regatta, was on the umpire boat that ploughed into Artemis Racing’s catamaran during the pre-start of the second race on Sunday. While the Artemis boat suffered extensive damage, the collision propelled Shrubb between the two boats, and only his…

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Artemis Racing Win in Dramatic Style

Artemis Racing claimed a dramatic victory in the final Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event of the year. The team headed to Bermuda with plenty to prove, and after racing was abandoned on Saturday, three races were scheduled for Sunday. Team Manager and Tactician, Iain Percy, spoke of his relief after a trying few months. “I’m very proud of the team. We had a lot of pressure to perform.…

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Iain Percy OBE to run 10 miles in memory of Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson MBE  Double Olympic champion Iain Percy will take on 10 miles at the Morrisons Great South Run on Sunday 25th October, in aid of the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation, a charity set up in memory of Andrew “Bart” Simpson. Lifelong friends and sailing partners, Percy and Simpson won gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and silver at…

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