Cudmore produced another extremely fast yacht called ‘Big Apple’ and the quality of the yacht was recognised by the world-renowned photographers Beken of Cowes who awarded him with a special trophy for having the most elegant yacht on the circuit.
Harold Cudmore took up sailing at the age of 16 and through the encouragement of his father, also Harold, soon became a top sailor.
He finished runner-up in the World Championship of 1969 that were staged in Argentina.
Harold had a stunning win in the World Championship in 1976 at Trieste Italy.
Cudmore won the British Championship five times as well as winning major races in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Italy and France.