Sporting Digest: Sailing

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MALCOLM DONALD, of Hamble, in Celia Mary won the Round the Island Race. His son Richard, who was second last year, was second again with Simon Osgood in Charlotte Sometimes. Robert Watson, 49, died in hospital after being taken from his Etchells 22 Arabella following a heart attack. A crew member of Muscadet suffered serious head injuries after being knocked overboard by the boom.

ROUND THE ISLAND RACE (Isle of Wight) Channel Handicap class (overall): 1 Celia Mary (M Donald) 7:22:56. 2 Charlotte Sometimes (S Osgood and R Donald) 7:24:40. 3 Burhou (C King) 7:26:25.