Raleigh alumna Sarah Young dies in yacht race

2nd April 2016

It is with sadness that Raleigh has heard about the death of alumna Sarah Young.

Sarah was taking part in the Clipper Round the World Race as a crew member on the IchorCoal when she was swept overboard. Rescue efforts were hampered by high winds. Our thoughts are with her partner and her family and friends.

Sarah owned a personal lifestyle company providing services for private high net worth individuals and taking part in the race had been an ambition of hers for some years. She went to Borneo with Raleigh International in 2008 and stayed on into 2009 as a Volunteer Manager. She will be much missed by the Raleigh family.

Read the full statement from Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.