By Ross Findon
Published on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 15:00
Question Time host David Dimbleby will compete in this year's Round the Island Race.
HE IS better know for firing questions, but television presenter David Dimbleby will be firing the starting cannon at this year’s Round the Island Race.
The Question Time host is also due to compete in the historic sailing race, which takes place on June 21.
David, who competed in the race during the 1960s — but spent half the voyage in his cabin suffering from seasickness — will fire the first start gun, at 6.30am.
He will be joined this year by his son Fred, 16, on board a Farr 65, along with Team Volvo sailors Luke Patience, a 2012 silver medallist, and Elliot Willis, a two times world champion. They are aiming for gold at the Rio Olympics in 2016 in the Men's 470 class.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Log-in or register to comment on this story. See our House Rules here.
By ticking "Remember me" you agree to a cookie being stored on your computer - no personal data is shared.
Any views or opinions presented in the comments above are solely those of the author and do not represent those of the Isle of Wight County Press.
IWCP v4.0 © Isle of Wight County Press 2017. All Rights Reserved. Web Design By Matrix Create.
Contact Us | Disclaimer
| Cookies | Links | Sitemap
Isle of Wight County Press Ltd. Registered office: Brannon House, 123 Pyle Street,
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1ST. Registered in England. Registered number: 1342243.