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Sailing experts' bid to increase safety in America's Cup

Thirty seven recommendations to increase safety in the America's Cup by sailing experts, following the death of British Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson.

The group, led by regatta director Iain Murray, unveiled proposals nearly two weeks after a training run turned deadly.

Olympic gold medal-winning sailor Andrew Simpson Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire

Suggestions included quipping crews with body armour, high-visibility helmets, and hands-free breathing apparatus.

Thirty-six-year-old Simpson, nicknamed Bart, died trapped underneath his Artemis Racing AC72 catamaran after the vessel overturned in San Francisco Bay on May 9.