Shropshire's Keith Wilkins sails to 12th world title

Keith Wilkins
Wilkins won his first world title at the age of 32

Shropshire's Keith Wilkins has won his 12th world title at the Laser Sailing World Championships.

Wilkins, 66, finished first in the Great Grand Masters class, 10 points clear of American Peter Seidenberg.

The event was run in challenging conditions in San Francisco as the wind hit speeds of up to 20 knots.

Wilkins, from Bridgnorth, has coached several British Olympians and kept his composure to secure an incredible 12th title, 34 years after his first.

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