VIDEO: Ábi & Levi – The Big Race:
Ábel and Levente Lászlófy are 13-year-old twin brothers from Budapest. Five years ago Ábel was diagnosed with diabetes, but continues to sail under medical and parental surveillance. This film, which follows their training and participation in the 2015 Optimist World Championship in Poland, was shown December 2015 on Hungarian Television.
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British Sailing Awards Announced:
London, England (January 12, 2016) – Ian Walker was today named boats.com YJA Yachtsman of the Year by the Yachting Journalists’ Association at a prestigious awards ceremony. Eleanor Poole was named boats.com YJA Young Sailor of the Year and famous yachting cartoonist Mike Peyton was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Yachtsman of the Year Award is one of Britain’s most coveted sporting trophies and 2015 marks its Diamond Jubilee. Previous winners include Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Dame Ellen MacArthur and Sir Ben Ainslie. It’s regarded by many as “the knighthood of yachting” and is awarded by the Yachting Journalists’ Association.