A man from Falmouth has died after falling from a ski lift in the French Alps.
Jeff Martin suffered a suspected heart attack on a moving chair-lift and fell 32 feet.
The 65-year-old was on a family holiday when he died at the Méribel ski resort on Friday.
Jeff was an accomplished sailor and executive secretary of International Laser Class Association for 40 years.
In a tribute the ILCA says his loss will be keenly felt throughout the sailing world.
ILCA is shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Jeff Martin on 11 January 2019 while on a ski holiday with family and friends.