America's Cup- Happy Birthday, Fish - Images of bygone daze

Saturday’s Child, Bob Fisher is interviewed by the Italian Media on his Birthday at the ACWS in Naples Italy April 20, 2013.

The doyen of America's Cup media, Bob Fisher, celebrates his birthday again today.

'Saturday's child works hard for his living', Fish notes in his commentary from Naples today.

Here's a selection of images from Bob's Birthdays past (and many), plus a few other social occasions on which Fish was centre-stage.

Our thanks to the credited photographers, for sharing these moments of a life well-lived.

A very happy birthday, Bob from all your fans at

Bob Fisher hosting a rum punch party in the cockpit of his his yacht in Cowes

Bob in fine voice - Karaoke session in Japan

Bob Fisher with Larry Keating - Fremantle 1987

Garden Island, Freo 1987 America’s Cup

In ’sme frock with Rob Mundle San Diego’92.

Moet SINS party in San Diego. Bob with (left) Annie Stanney and right is Margherita Bottini.

Jane Powys, Accreditation Manager for the Media Center here in Naples Italy, wishes HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Bob Fisher - April 20, 2013, America’s Cup World Series, Naples, Italy.

Dyer Jones (USA), Bruno Trouble (FRA) and Bob Fisher (GBR) share their AC experiences on the occasion of the Gary Jobson video launch and Bob Fisher’s birthday in 2007

In his element - Bob Fisher, a smile on his face, a tiller in his hand and a cold beer waiting at his side.
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Bob Fisher after the presentation of "Bob’s Bolt" in 2011
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PPL PHOTO AGENCY - COPYRIGHT FREE- for editorial use only Tel: +44 (0)1243 555561 Web: PHOTO CREDIT: Barry Pickthall/PPL ***Embargoed until 3:00pm on 15th Jan 2013. Sir Ben Ainslie - 2012 YJA Pantaenius Yachtsman of the Year award winner, photographed at the Royal Lymington Yacht Club where the presentation was made on behalf of the Yachting Journalists' Association by lady Pippa Blake and YJA Chairman Bob Fisher.

Farr 40 sailors Linda Lindquist-Bishop and Sarah Okane plant kisses on the cheeks of a surprised Fisher - Farr 40 class honors legendary sailing journalist Bob Fisher
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Happy Birthday Fish - still got that wheelchair somewhere... Qingdao, 2008