Young sail designer on crest of a wave

09:20 16 May 2014

Colyton Grammar School pupil Thomas Chamberlain-Keen’s striking design for a sail.

Colyton Grammar School pupil Thomas Chamberlain-Keen’s striking design for a sail.

Archant

Colyton Grammar School student praised for his colourful sail

A Colyton Grammar School student’s design for a yacht sail has been praised by judges.

Sixteen-year-old Thomas Chamberlain-Keen’s entry in The Fine Arts Sails competition was highly commended.

The contest challenged students to create a design for a sail which will be unveiled at the opening of the Weymouth Sailing Foundation in memory of Olympic yachtsman Andrew Simpson.

Although narrowly missing out on winning his age category, Thomas was delighted with the praise for his design which he said was “inspired by the sea”.

Aware of Weymouth’s staging of the Olympic sailing events in 2012, Thomas added: “I tried to incorporate an Olympic theme, which was great fun to design.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Midweek Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Midweek Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Midweek Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other News Stories

17:00

Seaton Garden Club’s final monthly meeting for this year will take place on Thursday, December 8, at the Masonic Hall, Queen Street, at 2.30pm.

Read more

Honiton offers centuries of tradition and shoppers can take advantage of cheaper parking and extended market hours in the build-up to Christmas

Read more
15:00

Lyme Bay Chorale’s Christmas Concert is to be dedicated to the late Sir Neville Marriner, the world famous conductor who lived locally.

Read more
11:00

Engraver Graham Short demonstrated his amazing work to members of Axminster Art Society.

Read more
07:00

Youngsters across the area raised money for Children in Need through a series of events recently.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

Seaton Branch of the Royal British Legion’s poppy collections raised a massive £14,763.84 this year – up £2,500 on 2015.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:00

Lyme’s two Town Mill galleries are currently featuring up-cycled vintage items as well as brand-new artwork to help people sort out their Christmas gift list.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

Following the success of its Silent Auction in October, Musbury Church, is having a Christmas Craft Fayre in Musbury Village Hall on Saturday, December 3, from 10am to 1pm.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:00

Seaton and District Hospital League of Friends received a generous £1,500 donation from friends in Beer.

Read more
Fri, 17:30

Honiton Round Table will be touring the town with its Santa Sleigh and raising money at the same time for good causes.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 4°C

min temp: 3°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications