Sam is given a new accolade

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KEEN Pagham sailor Sam Atherton has received another accolade.

Sam, 12, has been presented with the first youth award from Pagham Residents’ Association.

He is a cadet member of Pagham Yacht Club and was its cadet of the year in 2013. He was nominated for the residents’ award by club commodore Chris Page.

Sam is willing to help at the club whatever the task and has worked hard to reach the level 4 RYA sailing grade.

The award was suggested by the association’s chairman, Ann Rowles.