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Emma Richards (sailor)

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Name  Emma Richards
Role  Yachtswoman

Spouse  Mike Sanderson (m. 2006)
Education  University of Glasgow
Emma Richards (sailor) wwwsolarnavigatornetimagesemmarichardspindar
Marriage location  Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

Emma richards around alone finish newport ri 2003 on pindar


Emma Richards MBE is a British yachtswoman. In 2002–2003, she became the first British woman and youngest ever person to complete the Around Alone, a 29,000 mile, single-handed round the world yacht race with stops. She was also a crew member during the Volvo Ocean Race 2001.

Her talent comes from spending so much time sailing, from a young age. At 11 she competed in dinghy world championships. She took a degree in sports medicine at the University of Glasgow. She was awarded an MBE in the New Years Honours List 2004, in recognition of her remarkable achievements.

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