More celebrity speakers confirmed

19 Dec 2016

There are more celebrities and guest speakers confirmed for the London Boat Show! See them on The London Stage where they will be taking part in activities like A Question of Sailing, Sailing Uncovered - Live! and Boat Show Brunch. Find out which days they will be at the Show on The London Stage timetable.

For a full list of celebrities and guest speakers please visit the celebrities page.

Dame Ellen MacArthur
Dame Ellen MacArthur 

Dame Ellen MacArthur first hit the headlines in 2001 when she raced single-handedly non-stop around the world in the Vendée Globe when only 24 years old. In September 2010 she launched the Ellen MacArthur Foundation with the goal of "accelerating the transition to a regenerative, circular economy." The Foundation works in the three areas of business, education and communication.
 Mark Covell
Mark Covell

Mark Covell is a competitive sailor and Olympic medalist. He won a silver medal in the Star class at the 2000 Sydney Olympics along with Ian Walker.
 Libby Greenhalgh
Libby Greenhalgh

Libby Greenhalgh has sailed most of her life and competed in the Youth Worlds and 470 class before moving onto bigger boats and match racing. She sailed the 2012 Match Race Worlds with fellow Team SCA squad member, Annie Lush.
 Sam Davies
Sam Davies

Sam Davies is a renowned single-handed sailor. She has competed in two Vendée Globe races, finishing in fourth place in 2008, and has sailed in the challenging Open 60 class for the past 10 years. Sam was also part of the all-female Jules Vernes Trophy attempt in 1998, sailing with Tracy Edwards.
 Helena Lucas
Helena Lucas

Helena Lucas made history claiming 2.4mR Paralympic gold at London 2012, becoming the first ever female winner of the male dominated Paralympic class and Britain's first ever Paralympic sailing gold medallist.
 Will Harris
Will Harris

Will Harris became the third Artemis Offshore Academy skipper in four years to win the coveted Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro Rookie title. Completing the final 130-mile stage, from La Rochelle to the Ile de Yeu and back, in an impressive eighth place, the Artemis 77 skipper crossed the finish line in a time of 20 hours, 52 minutes and 17 seconds.
 Sam Matson
Sam Matson

Offshore sailor Sam Matson raced his way into the headlines in 2014 by taking the top British result and the best British first comer in the world championships of offshore racing. Sam has his sights on the 2020 Vendée Globe.
 Alan Priddy
Alan Priddy

Alan Priddy is a British power boat sailor and adventurer who has set several boating world records. As of 2012, Alan had recorded 37 world records and 12 British national records.


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