Team GB Olympic sailors at Southampton Boat Show 2016
Yachting Boating World: Southampton Boat Show organisers have announced the names of the Rio Olympics medal winners and athletes who will appear at this year’s show.
Gold Medalists Giles Scott (Men’s Finn), Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark (470 Dinghy) and Silver Medalist Nick Dempsey (Men’s RS:X windsurfer) will make an appearance at this year’s Southampton Boat Show.
They will be joined by a number of other proud olympians fresh from their inspiring performances at the Rio Olympics 2016. The other athletes attending the show include:
- Nick Thompson (double Laser World Champion)
- Alison Young (reigning Laser Radial World Champion)
- Luke Patience and Chris Grube (470 Dinghy)
- Dylan Fletcher and Alain Sign (Men’s 49er skiff)
- Charlotte Dobson and Sophie Ainsworth (Women’s 49er FX skiff)
- Ben Saxton and Nicola Groves (Mixed Nacra 17 multihull)
- Bryony Shaw (Women’s RS:X windsurfer)
Other stars to appear at Southampton Boat Show include TV actress Michelle Keegan, who’ll be sure to wow the younger crowds.
This year’s event will see plenty of new yachts being launched and a new site layout which was unveiled last week.
Sunseeker, Spirit Yachts, Ancasta, Beneteau, Jeanneau and Fairline Yachts are just some of the brands showcasing their new models.
Southampton Boat Show 2016 takes place from 16-25 September at Mayflower Park.