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Sir Ben Ainslie and his crew have paid further tribute to close friend Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, a day after attending his funeral, as they set a new record in a race around the Isle of Wight.
The group wore black armbands and a ribbon motif with Simpson's name on their back during the Round The Island Race.
Simpson, a double Olympic medal winning sailor, tragically died when his Artemis America's Cup catamaran capsized and broke up in a training accident in San Francisco.
Crowds have gathered for the funeral of the Olympic Gold medalist Andrew Simpson.
The 36-year-old sailor, who lived in Dorset, was killed in an accident while in training for the America's Cup in San Francisco earlier this month.
The funeral is being held at his home town of Sherborne.
Family and friends have gathered today in a final farewell to Olympic sailing gold medallist Andrew 'Bart' Simpson.
Hundreds of mourners - including fellow sporting champions - are attending the service in Simpson's home town of Sherborne in Dorset.
Sir Ben Ainslie paid a poignant tribute to the Olympic sailing gold medallist.
The four-time Olympic sailing champion spoke outside Sherborne Abbey ahead of Simpson's funeral, and described the father-of-two as "a friend to us all".
Simpson, respected at home and abroad as a talented but fierce competitor, was killed while training for the America's Cup in San Francisco Bay on May 9.
He died after being trapped under his super fast AC72 catamaran when it nosedived, capsized and broke into pieces while training with Artemis Racing.
The father-of-two won gold alongside Percy at the Beijing 2008 Games and silver at the London 2012 Olympics in the Star discipline.
The sister of Olympic Gold medallist Andrew Simpson, who died in a sailing accident in San Francisco on May 9, said she was "extremely proud of all [Andrew's] achievements".
The funeral of Olympic sailing gold medallist Andrew 'Bart' Simpson will take place today.
Thirty-six-year-old Simpson died after being trapped under his super fast AC72 catamaran when it nosedived, capsized and broke into pieces while training for the America's Cup in San Francisco.
Simpson's hometown of Sherborne has been dressed with red, white and blue bunting as the Dorset town bids farewell to one of its greatest sporting heroes.
The father-of-two won gold alongside his best friend Iain Percy at the Beijing 2008 and silver at the London 2012 Olympics in the Star discipline.