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Pete Keeping Atlantic Sailing, a luxury Atlantic Sailing Holiday Charter Company, has announced its support of top female windsurfer Emma Wilson. who is taking the one female spot to represent Team GB in Windsurfing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

With more than 40 years of experience in sailing, Pete Keeping specialises in racing having previously coached the UK youth team at the World Championships. Keeping has also previously trained with Penny Way, Emma’s mother. Penny went on to represent Great Britain in the 1992 and 1996 Olympics.

Keeping, having sailed all his life, knows exactly how difficult it is to reach the goal that 20-year-old Emma has achieved.

He said: “Emma’s love of windsurfing and natural athleticism has put her in such a great place to achieve big at the Olympics – we have jumped at the opportunity to support such a raw talent in whatever way we can!”

Pete Keeping Atlantic Sailing will support Emma by contributing 15 per cent of their Atlantic Sailing Holiday Charter fees towards her campaign. Pete Keeping Atlantic Sailing specialise in inviting tourists to discover the islands of the Azores on board an Elan Impression 50. The yacht (with a capacity for 10 guests), accommodates four people in order to guarantee luxury, comfort and customised programs.

Emma said: “The Azores looks amazing, the nature and simplicity of this holiday is really appealing to me. I have known Pete [Keeping] for a number of years and it would be an adventure of a lifetime. I will be there soon too, so hopefully I will see you there! It is incredible to have the backing of Pete and his company, 2020 is a big year for me and I appreciate their support.”   

Why not book a holiday, have a great time, with the added bonus of knowing that you are supporting Emma in her quest for Olympic gold in 2020 and 2024. When you book a charter, use the Code: Emma Tokyo 2020