Honour for legend sailor

Saxon's ashes and ball. Photo: Twitter @HantsFireDogs

Fire dog Saxon returns to favourite place as his ashes are laid alongside favourite tennis ball

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HEROIC sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnson has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Hull.

Sir Robin founded the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, based at Royal Clarence Yard, Gosport. The award was made in recognition of the race’s links with Hull and Humber.