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Cruising Club to present Blue Water Medal

The Cruising Club of America selected Sir Robin Knox-Johnston to receive its Blue Water Medal for a lifetime devoted to the advancement of sailing, sail training and youth development and on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of his singlehanded, non-stop circumnavigation of the world.

In the 85-year history of the CCA's Blue Water Medal, only seven medals have been awarded without date. The medal will be presented to Sir Robin Knox-Johnston on March 5 by CCA Commodore Sheila McCurdy during the club's annual awards dinner at the New York Yacht Club.

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