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Sailor passes away at BFA Finn Masters 2022 event

by Andy Ash-Vie, Commodore, Keyhaven Yacht Club 3 May 13:42 BST
Keyhaven River © Mark Jardine

Keyhaven Yacht Club are incredibly saddened to report the death of a visitor, who was competing in the prestigious UK Masters Championships & BFA Finn Masters 2022 event.

The Directors and members offer their sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Keyhaven Yacht Club are assisting and co-operating with all external authorities and will also be conducting its own internal investigation.

Under the circumstances no further comments can be made at this time.

Andy Ash-Vie
Commodore - Keyhaven Yacht Club

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