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Sailor Andrew Simpson 'died from blunt trauma and drowning' Andrew Simpson (left) won gold with Iain Percy at the 2008 Beijing Olympics British Olympic champion sailor Andrew Simpson died from "blunt trauma with drowning" when the yacht he was in
A group of Academy of Art University artists who created a large public mural depicting a sailing scene on the San Francisco Bay were on hand this morning to honor fallen Artemis Racing sailor Andrew "Bart" Simpson. The mural, located at Hayes and
Artemis Racing skipper Iain Percy and Andrew "Bart" Simpson were friends since they were 10. They won gold and silver medals sailing together in two Olympics. They were so close, Percy served as best man in Simpson's wedding. And after their America'
MainSail is CNN's monthly sailing show, exploring the sport of sailing, luxury travel and the latest in design and technology. (CNN) -- On May 9, a cool breeze blew across the waters of San Francisco Bay. Gliding across the surface, two teams of
Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson in his hometown. The service at Sherborne Abbey, Dorset, was followed by a reception at the town's castle. The 36-year-old 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medallist
This Andrew James Simpson , the Olympic champion sailor known widely as "Bart" in a reference to the mischievous cartoon character, was gifted with "an extra large happy gene," a friend said. The 36-year-old British sailor's accidental death Thursday
In a major shake-up at the Swedish-backed America's Cup challenger Artemis skipper Terry Hutchinson has been released and British triple Olympic medallist Iain Percy has been made sailing team director. Percy, who won gold in Sydney and China and
Britain were sailing towards yet another gold medal until the weather conditions and a perfect race from Sweden conspired to deny them at the London Olympics. The duo of Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson were eight points clear of Brazil and 12 points
Dogged Ben Ainslie starts his fightback Big, menacing waves roll towards the Dorset coast. On the cliffs, cows munch grass in the green fields, oblivious to the drama set to unfold out at sea...In the distance, the thin strip of buildings on Weymouth'
England (AP) — It might be getting close to nervous time for Ben Ainslie out on the cold, gloomy English Channel. What was supposed to be the British star's voyage toward coronation as the greatest sailor in Olympic history has