Regatta in memory of sailor James, 15

A two-day regatta organised by Broxbourne Sailing Club raised money in memory of James Wood, a 15-year-old Great Amwell lad who passed away suddenly in September 2002.

James, of Yearling Close, died of a suspected heart condition at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) in Harlow three years ago having collapsed at home just five days after celebrating his 15th birthday. The youngster had been a member of the 1st Broxbourne Scouts, which meets off High Road, Broxbourne, and was a keen sailor.

In the wake of his death, friends at the club in Meadgate Road, Nazeing, decided to start an annual competition in his honour, the James Wood Memorial Cup. This year the cup was absorbed into the club