Yachting Malta Awards Nominees – Capt. Paul Ripard
Capt. Paul Ripard
Middle Sea Race Co- Founder, Olympian & Yachting Entrepreneur
Capt. Paul Ripard is considered to be one of the principle pioneers of yachting in Malta. Paul was one of the first individuals, with his brother John, to open a yachting agency in Malta. Paul was also among the founders of the Middle Sea Race – now known as the Rolex Middle Sea Race. In 1960 Paul was the youngest member of the contingent representing Malta in the Olympics when, with his brother John, represented Malta for the first time in the Star Class category. Paul’s expertise and his passion for sailing was shared amongst the countless successful Maltese sailors he taught and mentored.
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