Kit Hobday has lost his two-year battle with cancer 21/6/06

British yachtsman Kit Hobday last night lost his two-year battle with cancer. Hobday who was 75 years old was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago but continued to dedicate his life to sailing and helping others achieve their goals.

Hobday was the co-owner of the Farr 52 Bear of Britain and although he was no longer able to participate in the racing he was instrumental in introducing and supporting many young sailors entering their boat racing careers.