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.