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Presenter profile: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston takes the helm for the H2O Show.

Record-breaking yachtsman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is joined by powerboat racer Shelley Jory and sailing journalist Tracey Clarke for the H2O Show on BBC Radio Solent.

Each week they meet some of the south's sailing personalities, preview the week's maritime and water sports events.

They also reflect on the news and current issues affecting anyone working or playing on the water.

The Solent is famous for its rich maritime heritage and the H2O Show covers all aspects of life on the water - leisure, business and sport.

Whether you are a sailing professional or just like watching the boats go by on the Solent, the programme has something to appeal to you.

The team go on board everything from giant cruise liners to personal watercraft, meet to Olympic medallists and endurance sailors.

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston marks 40 years since his record-breaking journey.

They also investigate issues like piracy and seasickness and report from the big sailing events of the summer including The Round the Island Race, Cowes Week and the Southampton Boat Show.

In 1969 Robin Knox-Johnston sailed into the record books.

When he arrived in Falmouth on board his yacht Suhaili he became the first person to circumnavigate the globe solo and non-stop.

The H2O Show is also available as a podcast and you can get more news and features from the programme on Facebook.

E-mail the programme: theh2Oshow@bbc.co.uk

The H2O Show - Fridays from at 1900 to 2000 (Repeated Saturday at 0500)




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