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Hampshire yachtswoman Dee Caffari pays tribute to Andrew Simpson

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A very sad day, Artemis confirms the tragic death of crew Andrew 'Bart' Simpson. My thoughts are with Bart's... http://t.co/RBy9joUlEY

The Hampshire yachtswoman Dee Caffari has paid tribute to Olympian Andrew Simpson. The Dorset-based Olympian died overnight, in an accident off the Californian coast during a training exercise for the America's Cup.

Dee Caffari said her thoughts were with Andrew Simpson's family and friends; and that he would be remembered for his inspirational achievements in the sailing world.

Dee Caffari prepares for Sailing Arabia Tour 2013

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Opening ceremony then a 1300hrs start line (local time) if the wind allows!

Hampshire yachtswoman Dee Caffari is preparing to lead an all-female team in the Racing Tour of Arabia 2013.

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