Family pays tribute to sailor who died in Solent race

A “keen sailor” has died after his boat got into difficulty during a yacht race off the south coast of England.

Richard Blowman, 45 and from Hull, was competing in the BFA Finn Masters Race at Keyhaven Yacht Club in Milford on Sea, Hampshire, on Saturday.

Crews from two rescue boats pulled him from the water after his single handed dingy got into trouble, said police.

For the full story, see: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hampshire-61311280

By BBC News

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