Morris has accepted an offer from Mark Richards, CEO of Grand Banks and Palm Beach Motor Yachts, as production coordinator at Grand Banks in Malaysia.

The aim is to create strong competition at a time when European regattas are not being held.

The race requires teams to sail up the west coast from Barmouth to harbours close to the three highest peaks in Wales, England and Scotland, then run to their summits and back.

The medals were awarded for the rescue of two Lightning sailors, and the recovery and the attempted resuscitation of the third Lightning sailor.

“The reason we love it so much is because it’s so relaxing. Everyone is happy and the camaraderie is second to none."

Syd Fischer and Alistair Murray were both recognised as Members (AM) in the General Division for their services to the sport.

A minor delay preceded a last start in light northerly winds for the two divisions fighting for final points across various handicap scoring systems.

The top 11 boats on the line honors leaderboard were showing a distance to go within 10 miles of each other doing 1.2 recent VMG to the finish in Bermuda.

Another light air day required good starts, tactics and crew work, and yesterday’s front-runners again excelled.

Vladimir Krutskikh turned the tables on Laurent Hay while Australia’s best was Mark Jackson in 24th place.

Following a glass out in the opener, light consistent south/south-easterly breezes set the scene in the remaining two races.

The 140 boat fleet, for everyone except the top 10, will now sail one Final Race on Friday, before the Medal Race, which will be sailed just off the Barbados Yacht Club in Carlisle Bay.

The Blue fleet contained the past three former champions with Trujillo sailing away for an easy win.

A high pressure system means a long-range forecast of winds 10-15 knots and variable across the Queen’s Birthday long weekend.