Sailing enthusiast reaches finals

Lars was nominated by Largo Bay Sailing Club

Lars was nominated by Largo Bay Sailing Club

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Sailing enthusiast Lars Christiansen has been hailed a Maritime Hero in the exciting initiative – The Old Pulteney Maritime Heroes Awards.

Lars, who is over 70 years old, was nominated by Largo Bay Sailing Club for his outstanding club service and is one of 30 national semi-finalists selected from the many deserving entries.

The annual competition was initiated to reward the outstanding passion, commitment and achievements demonstrated within Britain’s maritime communities.

Lars first started sailing with the club 30 years ago and is well known for his infectious laugh, energy and enthusiasm. Over the years, he has won a number of competitions and plays the role of membership secretary.

He will now go through to the finals in December.