PHUKET: Friends and family of Bob Brindley are mourning his passing in Phuket on Sunday.

Grenville Fordham, commodore of the Ao Chalong Yacht Club (ACYC), informed members of the club of Mr Brindley's passing with the following announcement:

"It is with great regret that I have to inform you that one of ACYC’s staunchest supporters and valued members, Bob Brindley, passed away on Sunday evening."

"According to his son, Steve, Bob knew it was time and had contacted all his family and friends to say goodbye.