Crowds line streets for Olympic Sailor's funeral cortege

The funeral of Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson is taking place in his home town in Dorset.

The 36-year-old died after his yacht capsized off the Californian coast earlier this month.

A service at Sherborne Abbey will be followed by a celebration of Andrew's life at the town's castle.

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Funeral of Olympic sailor

The funeral of Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson will take place in his home town of Sherborne in Dorset. The 36-year-old died after his yacht capsized off the Californian coast earlier this month. He was training for the America's Cup.