Death Notices & Obituaries

Jeffery Charles (Jeff) Martin

MARTIN Jeffery Charles (Jeff) Much loved husband and best friend of Angie and loving, dedicated father of his son Charlie, died tragically whilst enjoying a family skiing holiday in France. Jeff was the hugely respected Executive Secretary of the International Laser Class Association for forty years, the longest serving World Sailing International Judge, an International Race Officer and Measurer, and former Chairman of the World Sailing Classes Committee. He was awarded a Gold Medal for his services to World Sailing and entered into the 'Hall of Fame' for services to the International Laser Class Association, an award made by the sailors themselves. In 2012 Jeff led one of the race management teams at the London Olympic Games. Jeff will be enormously missed by Angie and Charlie, friends and colleagues, and those he has touched over the years. A private committal will be held, followed by a celebration of Jeff's life at All Saints Church, Falmouth at 12 noon on Friday 15th February. Friends and colleagues and all that knew Jeff are invited. Friends and colleagues are also invited to refreshments at the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club following the service. A memorial service will be held in the early summer. In lieu of flowers, donations are invited for the RCYC Sailing Trust, and for the Nankersey Choir.



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