What did Sir Peter Blake win in 1989 90?

What did Sir Peter Blake win in 1989 90?

Whitbread Round the World Blake first sailed in the Whitbread in 1973 – 74. In 1989 – 90, he skippered Steinlager to an unprecedented clean sweep where his team walked off with line, handicap and overall honours for each of the race’s six legs. The following year (1991), he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth.

When did Peter Blake become a Sir?

Blake was made an MBE in 1983 and an OBE in 1991. He was knighted in 1995 for services to yachting.

What year did Peter Blake win America’s Cup?

The America’s Cup The campaign was unsuccessful but inspired Blake to establish Team New Zealand in 1992. He led two successful America’s Cup campaigns as syndicate head, winning the Cup in San Diego in 1995 and defending it in 2000 in Auckland (the first non-American team to do so).

Why is Sir Peter Blake important?

Sir Peter Blake was the world’s most celebrated yachtsman. In a 30-year career, he won every significant bluewater race on the planet. He also won and successfully defended the biggest sailing prize of all, the America’s Cup, and slashed the record for the fastest non-stop circumnavigation of the world under sail.

Where did Peter Blake get killed?

Macapá, State of Amapá, Brazil
Peter Blake/Place of death

What does the Sir Peter Blake Trust do?

The Sir Peter Blake Trust continues Sir Peter’s legacy by delivering life-changing opportunities, programmes and adventures for young New Zealanders. We aim to inspire and mobilise the next generation of Kiwi leaders, adventurers and environmentalists, resulting in a positive difference to our planet.

Why is Peter Blake a leader?

The visionary leadership of Sir Peter Blake exemplified the qualities of an outstanding leader. He remains a role model for all New Zealanders and he spoke of turning vision into reality and of taking an idea from thought to action. Sir Peter Blake once famously said: “Having vision is not enough.