BBC Sport - BBC Unsung Hero 2016: Vanessa Weedon-Jones wins BBC East award for sailing work

'Working tirelessly to get women on the water'

Vanessa Weedon-Jones, who has helped more than 30 women get into sailing, has won the BBC Unsung Hero award for the East.

Vanessa has worked tirelessly as a volunteer for sailing in the Cambridgeshire area, acting as a catalyst for positive change. Hunts Sailing Club, and Grafham Water have benefited enormously from her efforts.

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