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Barry Pickthall, the former Times yachting correspondent, has been covering the international stage for the past 4 decades from the Olympics to America's Cup and Round the World Races.


His entertaining dialogue takes audiences alongside some of the biggest names in the sport including America’s Cup icons Dennis Conner, Ted Turner, and Russell Coutts, Sir Ben Ainslie, round the world sailors, Sir Francis Chichester, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Sir Chay Blyth and Dame Ellen McCarthur, to Olympic medalists Paul Elvstrom, Rodney Pattisson and Shirley Robertson.



Barry's presentations include:

– The Volvo Ocean Race

– Singlehanded sailors - what makes them tick?

– The history of sailing photography from the 1860s to the latest onboard     gadgetry

– Eileen Ramsay - The Queen of yachting photography



“Great entertainment. Barry enthralled 200 guests at our

fund-raising dinner and had them gagging for more.” Diana Levantine, Snowdrop Trust.

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