Thursday, 10 June 2010

Queen’s Birthday Honours – two sailors feature

Yves Carcelle, CEO Louis Vuitton, congratulates Dean Barker on the victory of Emirates Team New Zealand at the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Maddalena 2010, © Bob Grieser/ Vuitton Trophy.

by Jodie Bakewell-White

Two sailors have been honoured in the 2010 Queen’s Birthday Honours list including one of Yachting New Zealand’s Life Members.

Yachting New Zealand Life Member John Martin Foster, JP, of North Shore City was named a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Also, Louis Vuitton's Yves Carcelle, of Paris, France, was made an honorary member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

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