|Full name||Iain Bryden Percy|
|Born||21 March 1976|
Southampton, United Kingdom
|Club||Hayling Island Sailing Club|
Iain Percy Intro articles: 4
He competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and finished 6th in the double-handed Star class with Steve Mitchell. The same team received a bronze medal at the 2005 World Championships and a gold medal at the 2005 European Championships.
Percy won World Bronze in the Star Class with Andrew Simpson in 2007 and European Championship Gold in 2009. The duo won Gold in the same class of boat at the 2010 World Championships which took place in Brazil. With previous partner, Steve Mitchell, Percy won the 2002 Star World Championships in Los Angeles, and medalled in the next three world championships, winning the Bronze medal in each of them.
Percy is a member of Hayling Island Sailing Club and sails there regularly.
Iain Percy Olympics articles: 14
In 2005, Percy decided to take a break from full-time Olympic Class sailing and join America’s Cup challenger +39 Challenge as helmsman. Due to limited funding, +39 only managed ninth place in the Louis Vuitton Cup. Iain then joined Great Britain’s TEAMORIGIN competing in the Louis Vuitton Trophy regattas (Nice, Auckland, La Maddalena) and on the TP52 circuit, prior to stepping onboard Artemis Racing for the Louis Vuitton Trophy – Dubai.
Iain Percy America's Cup articles: 4
Percy was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2005, as a recognition of his Olympic gold medal. He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2009 New Year Honours.
Overview of "Member of the Order of the British Empire" article
- Profile: "Iain Percy" Archived 10 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine– databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved 31 December 2007)
- "Iain Percy MBE" – British Olympic Association (Retrieved 21 March 2008)
- "Iain Percy Sailing Greats" Archived 10 July 2018 at the Wayback Machine – olympics30.com (Retrieved 11 Feb 2012)
- "GB sailors take Star gold medal". BBC. 21 August 2008. Retrieved 21 August 2008.
- "Former Tory minister criticised for new job at firm she lobbied for". The Guardian. 8 October 2020. Retrieved 9 October 2020.
- "Our Team". Artemis Technologies. Retrieved 9 October 2020.
- "No. 58929". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2008. p. 11.