Please select your home edition
Edition
Harken and Fosters - Fosters web

Champion Dean Paling and friend Tom Emery lost in tragic crash

by Powerboat P1 on 1 Jan 2014
Dean Paling Powerboat P1 http://powerboatp1.com
Teams and friends of the 2012 Powerboat champion co-driver Dean Paling are mourning his passing after Dean was killed along with his friend Tom Emery when the Mitsubishi Lancer they were traveling in crashed near the Hampshire village North Boarhunt.

Everyone at Powerboat P1 is shocked and deeply saddened to hear about the loss of Little Dean Paling, at just 23 he was such a happy soul taken so suddenly and so young. Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this difficult time.

Hundreds of people turned out at Hedge End Retail Park to remember the pair just 24 hours after the accident occurred.

Friend Dan Sainsbury has set up a webpage for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust as Dean suffered from the illness throughout his life. Quoted in the Southampton Daily Echo Dan added: 'I have known Dean and Tom for years. Dean was a happy-go-lucky guy and never let his cystic fibrosis get him down and Tom was one of the most chilled out. I originally set up the trust to hit £1000 and I didn’t really think I’d get close to that. I thought people might donate £1 or £2 but the way it has taken off has been a real surprise and I’m so grateful for everyone’s support. It’s been brilliant, within 24hrs we had raised £2750.00.'

Any friends or fellow racers who knew Dean who would like to donate the charity simply visit: justgiving.com/stickittocf

Last years P1 SuperStock Champion Dean Stoneman announced the arrangements for his best friend and co-driver's funeral: 'Dean would be very thankful of all the messages that have been sent. Also the family would like to say a big thanks for the support over the last week and all the donations to the CF trust. The funeral will be held at Wessex Vale West End 2.30 on the 19th December.

People who want to follow Mr D Paling please could you be at hedge end McDonalds at 1.45 to follow. Dean would like lots of noise and a long train to show respect and support. The family request NO BLACK. Smart casual how dean would of liked Powerboat P1 website
Kiwi Yachting - Lewmar 660 - 1Pantaenius - Worldwide SupportNaiad

Related Articles

Chiappe looking to pile on pressure and add to slender points lead
Frenchman Philippe Chiappe will be looking to press home his advantage and add to his slender points’ lead Frenchman Philippe Chiappe will be looking to press home his advantage and add to his slender points’ lead when the thrilling race for the world title resumes at the Grand Prix of Liuzhou in China, round five of the UIM F1H2O World Championship.
Posted today at 10:41 am
'The best day of my life' - Auckland On the Boat Show - Day 3
Despite the forecast of dicey weather, visitors to the Auckland On the Water Boat Show were rewarded with a good day Despite a less than optimist forecast of more inclement weather, visitors to the Auckland On the Water Boat Show were rewarded with a good day to be at the Show – overcast skies, but no rain and plenty to see and do. Held for the first time in the school holidays, the kids – who get free entry – had a great day.
Posted today at 4:55 am
Auckland on the Water Boat Show - Showers don't deter crowds on Day 2
A tsunami of boating fans of all persuasions swept through the gates of the Auckland On the Water Boat Show this morning A tsunami of boating fans of all persuasions swept through the gates of the Auckland On the Water Boat Show when they opened this morning. Whether it was a result of the morning weather forecast or Friday was just a convenient day - who knows?
Posted on 30 Sep
Picchiotti Yachts - The next millenium
The historic Italian yard unveiled today at Monaco Yacht Show the company's vision for next generation of motoryachts. Building on the remarkable success of its three Vitruvius yachts built by Picchiotti and having proven to the world its engineering and construction capacity, the historic Italian yard which is part of the Perini Navi group of companies, unveiled today at the Monaco Yacht Show the company's vision for the next generation of motoryachts.
Posted on 30 Sep
BLA releases a range of Boat Biminis, Rocket Launchers and Boat Covers
BLA released a range of high quality and heavy duty Boat Biminis, Rocket Launchers and Boat Covers in a variety of sizes BLA has released a range of high quality and heavy duty Boat Biminis, Rocket Launchers and Boat Covers in a variety of sizes.
Posted on 29 Sep
Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship – And the winners are...
Following competitive area finals and a national final that proved to be a nail biter, it was victory for Jamie Paterson Following a summer of competitive area finals and a national final that proved to be a real nail biter, it was victory for Jamie Paterson, age 12 from Findhorn Marina, Scotland and Kamila Czartolomna, age 15 from South Staffs Sailing Club
Posted on 26 Sep
Rashed Al Qamzi wins UIM H2O Nations Cup Match Race
The shoot out for the final podium slot was an all-Russian affair between Andrei Panyushkin and Roman Vandyshev. The shoot out for the final podium slot was an all-Russian affair between Andrei Panyushkin and teammate Roman Vandyshev.
Posted on 21 Sep
Mercury - Save up to $1,250 on a cutting edge Mercury FourStroke
Australian boaters can now save up to $1,250 and enjoy the many benefits of a cutting edge Mercury FourStroke. Australian boaters - of all descriptions - can now save up to $1,250 and enjoy the many benefits of a cutting edge Mercury FourStroke.
Posted on 21 Sep
New Zealand Maritime radio channels set to change on 1 October
Before you head out on the water next summer there are some important maritime radio changes you need to know about. Before you head out on the water next summer there are some important maritime radio changes you need to know about. On 1 October 2016, New Zealand is changing some maritime VHF repeater channels, and NowCasting weather services, to make space for new international ship tracking and data services, and to make sure our VHF radio services are compatible with the rest of the world.
Posted on 20 Sep
De Antonio Yachts plans to double its production in 2017
Barcelona’s brand De Antonio Yachts will start in a few weeks to build their innovative models in Portuguese facilities Barcelona’s brand De Antonio Yachts, which in just four years has revolutionized the market of motor sport boats, will start in a few weeks to build their innovative models in the Portuguese facilities of Estaleiros do Atlantico Lda, with the goal of doubling the production volume for next year.
Posted on 20 Sep