Alun Owen Alun Owen (24 November 1925 – 6 December 1994) was a British screenwriter, predominantly active in television, but best remembered by a wider audience for writing the screenplay of The Bea...
Annie Lush Annie Lush (born 11 April 1980) is an English sailor.
Arthur Rostron Sir Arthur Henry Rostron, KBE, RD, RNR (14 May 1869 – 4 November 1940) was a Captain for the Cunard Line.
Ben Ainslie Sir Charles Benedict Ainslie, CBE (born 5 February 1977) is an English competitive sailor.
Brian Cleeve Brian Brendon Talbot Cleeve (22 November 1921 – 11 March 2003) was a prolific writer, whose published works include twenty-one novels and over a hundred short stories.
Charles Alfred Auckland Kellet Charles Alfred Kellett (born circa 1820 in Plymouth, Devonshire) was a British Master Mariner famous for having sailed the Chinese Junk Keying from China, around the Cape of Good Hope to the Uni...
Charles Alfred Kellett Charles Alfred Kellett (born 25 November 1818 in Plymouth, Devonshire) was a British Master Mariner famous for having sailed the Chinese junk Keying from China, around the Cape of Good Hope ...
Charles Currey Charles Currey (26 February 1916 – 6 May 2010) was a British sailor.
Charles Lightoller Charles Herbert Lightoller DSC & Bar, RD, RNR (30 March 1874 – 8 December 1952) was the second mate (second officer) on board the and the most senior officer to survive the Titanic disaster.
Charles Lindley Charles Lindley (1865–1957), born Carl Gustaf Lindley, was a Swedish socialist and trade union activist.
Chay Blyth Sir Charles Blyth, CBE, BEM (born 14 May 1940), known as Chay Blyth, is a Scottish yachtsman and rower.
Chris Draper Chris Draper is a British sailor who has won multiple World and European titles and a bronze medal at the Sailing at the 2004 Olympic competing in the mixed 49er.
Christina Bassadone Christina Bassadone is a British sailor who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Cyril Furmstone Evans Cyril Furmstone Evans was a 20th-century wireless telegraphist notable for his lack of involvement in the Titanic tragedy.
Dave Cash (disc jockey) Dave Cash (born David Charles Wish, 18 July 1942, Bushey, Hertfordshire) is a veteran British radio presenter who works for BBC Radio Kent, having had previous spells at Radio London, BBC...
David Henry Lewis David Henry Lewis, DCNZM (1917 - 23 October 2002) was a sailor, adventurer, doctor, and Polynesian scholar.
David Scott Cowper David Scott Cowper is a British yachtsman, and was the first man to sail solo round the world in both directions and was also the first to successfully sail around the world via the Northwest Pa...
Dee Caffari Denise "Dee" Caffari MBE is a British sailor, and in 2006 became the first woman to sail single-handedly and non-stop around the world "the wrong way"; westward against the prevailing winds and ...
Edward John Smith Captain Edward John Smith, RD, RNR (27 January 1850 – 15 April 1912) was an English naval reserve officer, and ship's captain.
Edward John Trelawny Edward John Trelawny (13 November 1792 – 13 August 1881) was a biographer, novelist and adventurer who is best known for his friendship with the Romantic poets Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron.
Edward Smith (sea captain) Edward John Smith, RD, RNR (27 January 1850 – 15 April 1912) was an English naval reserve officer who served as commanding officer of numerous White Star Line vessels.
Edwin Parry Edwin Martin Parry is a British former sailor who competed in the 1964 Summer Olympics where his team finished 4th in the Dragon class competition.
Ellen MacArthur Dame Ellen Patricia MacArthur (born 8 July 1976), DBE, is a retired British sailor, from Whatstandwell near Matlock in Derbyshire, now based in West Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Eric Hiscock Eric Charles Hiscock,, was a noted sailor and author of books on small boat sailing and ocean cruising.
Francis Buchanan-Hamilton Dr Francis Buchanan, later known as Francis Hamilton but often referred to as Francis Buchanan-Hamilton (15 February 1762 – 15 June 1829) was a Scottish physician who made significan...
Frederick Arthur Cobb Frederick Arthur Cobb (11 February 1901 – 27 March 1950) was a radio engineer and Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom.
Frederick Fleet Frederick Fleet (15 October 1887 – 10 January 1965) was a British sailor, crewman and survivor of the sinking of the after it struck an iceberg on 14 April 1912.
George Pollard, Jr. George Pollard, Jr. (1791–1870) was the captain of the whaleships Essex and Two Brothers, both of which sank.
George Rodger George Rodger (19 March 1908 – 24 July 1995) was a British photojournalist noted for his work in Africa and for taking photographs of the death camps at Bergen-Belsen at the end of the Seco...
Hannah Mills Hannah Mills (born 29 February 1988 in Cardiff, Wales) is a British sailor who won a Silver medal for Team GB with her crew Saskia Clark in the 2012 Olympics.
Harold Lowe Commander Harold Godfrey Lowe RD RNR (21 November 1882 – 12 May 1944) was the Fifth Officer of the.
Henry Barber (sea captain) Henry Barber was an 18th-century British sea captain, credited with the discovery of McKean Island, in the Phoenix group in the Pacific Ocean.
Henry Every Henry Every, also Evory or Avery, (23 August 1659 – after 1696), sometimes erroneously given as John Avery was an English pirate who operated in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans in ...
Henry Tingle Wilde Lieutenant Henry Tingle Wilde, RNR (21 September 1872 in Walton, Liverpool, England – 15 April 1912) was the Chief Officer of the.
Henry Wilson (sailor) Henry Wilson (1740–1810) was an English naval captain of the British East India Company, from Rotherhithe.
Henry Wise (merchant) Henry Wise (16 August 1802 – 25 December 1866) was a mariner and merchant associated with the Far East.
Herbert Pitman Herbert John "Bert" Pitman MBE (20 November 1877 – 7 December 1961) was the Third Officer on board the.
James Clayton Barr James Clayton Barr, CB (1856 – March 29, 1937) was a Senior Commodore of the Cunard line.
James Lennox Kerr James Lennox Kerr (1 July 1899 – 11 March 1963, aged 63) was a Scottish socialist author noted for his children's stories written under the pseudonym of "Peter Dawlish".
James Matra James Mario Matra (174629 March 1806), sailor and diplomat, was an American-born midshipman on the voyage by James Cook to Botany Bay in 1770.
James Paul Moody James Paul Moody was the Sixth Officer of the and the only junior officer of the ship to die in the disaster. Born in England, he received a prestigious education and serves the White Star Line aboard the luxurious Oceanic.
Jeremy Harris (sailor) Jeremy David Harris (born 17 December 1942) is a British former sailor who competed in the 1964 Summer Olympics.
Jeremy Howard-Williams Jeremy Napier Howard-Williams D.F.C. was a Second World War fighter pilot who later wrote several books including what became the "classic account of the sail-maker's art".
John Baldock John Markham Baldock (19 November 1915 – 3 October 2003) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom, who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the 1950s.
John Biscoe John Biscoe was an English mariner and explorer who commanded the first expedition known to have sighted the areas named Enderby Land and Graham Land along the coast of Antarctica.
John Blackburn (author) John Fenwick Blackburn (born Northumberland, 26 June 1923; died 1993) was a British novelist who wrote thrillers, horror novels, and The Flame and the Wind (1967), an unusual historical nove...
John Buyers John Buyers was the first officer of the brig Barwell in 1799 on her voyage to China.
John Gretton, 1st Baron Gretton John Gretton, 1st Baron Gretton PC CBE (1 September 1867 – 2 June 1947), was a British businessman and Conservative politician.
John Prescott John Leslie Prescott, Baron Prescott is a British politician who was the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007. Born in Prestatyn, Wales, he represented Hull East as the Labour Member of Parliament from 1970 to 2010.
John Wallace Thomas Captain John Wallace Thomas CBE was a Newfoundland merchant mariner who served with distinction in the First and Second World Wars.
Joseph Boxhall Commander Joseph Groves Boxhall RD RNR (23 March 1884 – 25 April 1967) was the Fourth Officer on the and later served as a naval officer in World War I.
Maurice and Maralyn Bailey Maurice and Maralyn Bailey were a British couple who, in 1973, survived for 117 days on a rubber raft in the Pacific Ocean before being rescued.
Mike Golding Mike Golding (born 27 August 1960) is an English yachtsman, born in Great Yarmouth and educated at Reading Blue Coat School.
Miles and Beryl Smeeton Miles Smeeton and Beryl Smeeton were a pioneering couple of mountaineers, cruising sailors, recipients of numerous sailing awards, prolific authors, and founders of the Cochrane Ecological...
Miles Clark Miles Clark was a sailor, journalist and writer from Northern Ireland.
Nicholas Monsarrat Lieutenant Commander Nicholas John Turney Monsarrat FRSL RNVR (22 March 19108 August 1979) was a British novelist known today for his sea stories, particularly The Cruel Sea (1951) and Th...
Nicolette Milnes-Walker Nicolette Daisy Milnes-Walker, MBE was the first woman to sail non-stop single-handed across the Atlantic.
Nigel Burgess Nigel Allan Burgess was a British single-handed yachtsman, Master Mariner and businessman.
Niki Birrell Niki James Birrell (born on 16 August 1986) is a British Paralympic sailor.
Penny Clark Penny Clark (born 7 May 1975) is a British sailor who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Peter de Neumann Commander Bernard Peter de Neumann GM RN (18 September 1917 – 16 September 1972) was a British sailor, convicted pirate, and dockmaster.
Peter Reade Peter John Chorley Reade (born 14 January 1939) is a British former sailor who competed in the 1964 Summer Olympics.
Richard Woodget Richard Woodget (1845 – 1928) was an English sea captain, most famously known as the master of the famous sailing clipper Cutty Sark during her most successful period of service in the wool ...
Robert Hichens (RMS Titanic) Robert Hichens (16 September 1882 – 23 September 1940) was a British sailor who was part of the deck crew on board the when she sank on her maiden voyage on 15 April 1912.
Royal Yachting Association The Royal Yachting Association is the national governing body for certain watersports in the United Kingdom.
Samantha Davies Samantha Davies (born 28 November 1974 in Portsmouth) is a British yachtswoman.
Samuel Robinson (sea captain) Commander Sir Samuel Robinson (1870–1958), born in Hull, England, was an early 20th-century British-Canadian mariner, a Commander in the Royal Naval Reserve established under the Naval Reserve ...
Saskia Clark Saskia Clark (born 23 August 1979 in Colchester, Essex) is a British sailor who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics and who was selected, along with Hannah Mills, to sail in the 470 Women's cla...
Shane Acton Shane Acton was a sailor, known for circumnavigating the globe in an boat.
Simon Hiscocks Simon Hiscocks (born 21 May 1973 in Dorking, Surrey) is a British sailor.
Simon Talbot Simon Talbot, (born 26 May 1969) is an English professional offshore yacht racer, who in 2013 was selected as one of the 12 elite sailors who will skipper an entry in the Clipper 13-14 Round the World Yacht Race.
Sir John Acton, 6th Baronet Sir John Francis Edward Acton, 6th Baronet (3 June 1736 – 12 August 1811) was commander of the naval forces of Grand Duchy of Tuscany and prime minister of Naples under Ferdinand IV.
Stan Hugill Stan (Stanley James) Hugill (November 19, 1906 – May 13, 1992) was a folk music performer, artist and sea music historian, known as the "Last Working Shantyman" and described as the "20th Centu...
Stevie Morrison Stephen ('Stevie') James Morrison (born 25 November 1978, Eastbourne) is a successful British Yachtsman who has enjoyed success in a classes from the International Cadet to the 49er.
Terry Wynn Terence ‘Terry’ Wynn was a Member of the European Parliament for North West England for the Labour Party.
Thomas Berwick Thomas Berwick (1825–1891) was a convict transported to Western Australia.
Thomas Johnstone Thomas Johnstone (sometimes called Tom Johnson) (1772 – 1839), commonly known as Johnstone the Smuggler or the Hampshire Smuggler, was a British sailor, smuggler and Admiralty saboteur.
Tommy Vance Tommy Vance (born Richard Anthony Crispian Francis Prew Hope-Weston, 11 July 1940 – 6 March 2005) was a British pop radio broadcaster, born in Eynsham, Oxfordshire.
Wallace Clark Henry Wallace Stuart Clark MBE (20 November 1926 – 8 May 2011) was a sailor, author and businessman from Northern Ireland.
Will Howden Will Howden (born 14 February 1977) is a British sailor who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
William Le Lacheur William Le Lacheur (15 October 1802 Forest, Guernsey, Channel Islands – 27 June 1863, London), was a Guernsey sea captain who played an important role in the economic and spiritual development o...
William McMaster Murdoch William McMaster "Will" Murdoch, RNR was a Scottish sailor. Born from a family of sailors, he was employed by the White Star Line in 1900 and quickly became an officer. In 1903, his leadership became recognized when he avoided a collision with the Arabic.
William Mintram William Mintram (March 1866 – 15 April 1912) was a fireman on the RMS Titanic until it struck an iceberg on 14 April 1912.