Sailor for Great Britain who won gold medals at the 2000 and 2008 Olympic Games. He also won the World Championships in 2002 and 2010.
He was born in Southampton and attended the University of Bristol.
He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2009.
His parents are Gillian and David Percy.
He and fellow Englishman Ben Ainslie are both multiple-time World Champions in the sport of sailing.