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    Posted: 16 Sep 21 at 8:02pm
Owner and crew on Crossbow and Crossbow II, outright world sail speed record holders from 1972 to 1986, has died.
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Loved Crossbow, sad to hear he has passed away.
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Sad, saw it in action at Weymoth in the late seventys, early eighties, these guys. dying breed we'll not seee the like again. RIP
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In the 1980s I had a speed sailing Proa (slightly egging the pudding) and I wrote to Sir Tim asking sponsorship. I received a lovely hand written letter declining but wishing me luck, total gent and an inspiration. 
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