Love me crew! Paul McCartney is joined by his family for sea jaunt to celebrate his 80th birthday


Love me crew! Paul McCartney and fashion designer daughter Stella, 50, lark about on luxury yacht in Mykonos as Beatles star is joined by his family to celebrate his 80th birthday ahead of Glastonbury performance

Celebrating his 80th birthday with his family at the weekend, Sir Paul McCartney looks in no hurry to get back.

The former Beatle took his family for a cruise off the Greek island of Mykonos. 

On board the yacht were his wife Nancy Shevell, 62, daughters Stella, 50, and Mary, 52, Stella’s husband Alasdhair and Mary’s sons Arthur and Elliot.

Fun in the sun: Celebrating his 80th birthday with his family at the weekend, Sir Paul McCartney looks in no hurry to get back

Sir Paul, in wet navy trunks and shirt, was seen joking around with his wife after they took a dip in the sea. 

Fashion designer Stella also took the plunge in a black one-piece and was seen athletically using a rope to haul herself in and out of the water.

On Saturday, Sir Paul will become the oldest solo artist to headline at Glastonbury.

Mary, who donned an elegant black and white jumpsuit, captured pictures of Sir Paul with his family soaking up the evening sun together on the boat. 

Simply dressed in a white shirt and dark trousers, Sir Paul looked relaxed and contented as he opened presents from his family on his milestone birthday. 

Holiday: The former Beatle took his family for a cruise off the Greek island of Mykonos (pictured hugging his wife Nancy)

Holiday: The former Beatle took his family for a cruise off the Greek island of Mykonos (pictured hugging his wife Nancy) 

Listen to what the man said: Sir Paul, watched by Mary, with grandsons Arthur, 23, and Elliot, 19

Listen to what the man said: Sir Paul, watched by Mary, with grandsons Arthur, 23, and Elliot, 19

The musician was greeted with a plethora of well wishes on Saturday as a host of celebrities wished him a happy 80th birthday. 

Leading the birthday greetings were fellow Beatles favourite Ringo Star and their late bandmate John Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono, while pals including Ronnie Wood, Mick Hucknall and Piers Morgan.

Yoko took to Twitter at the weekend to share a throwback snap of herself and the birthday boy.

Alongside the image, she penned ‘Dear Paul, Happy 80th Birthday and many, many more! From a partner in Peace… love, yoko.’ 

Letting go: Paul's daughter Stella McCartney took the plunge from a rope during the trip

Letting go: Paul’s daughter Stella McCartney took the plunge from a rope during the trip 

Performance: Sir Paul will become the oldest solo artist to headline at Glastonbury festival on Saturday

Performance: Sir Paul will become the oldest solo artist to headline at Glastonbury festival on Saturday

Well wishes: The musician was greeted with a plethora of well wishes on Saturday as a host of celebrities wished him a happy 80th birthday including by John Lennon's widower Yoko Ono

Well wishes: The musician was greeted with a plethora of well wishes on Saturday as a host of celebrities wished him a happy 80th birthday including by John Lennon’s widower Yoko Ono

Peace and love: While fellow Beatles star Ringo Starr uploaded an image of himself flashing a peace sign as he penned: 'They say it’s your birthday Saturday happy birthday Paul love you man'

Peace and love: While fellow Beatles star Ringo Starr uploaded an image of himself flashing a peace sign as he penned: ‘They say it’s your birthday Saturday happy birthday Paul love you man’

While fellow Beatles star Ringo Starr uploaded an image of himself flashing a peace sign as he penned: ‘They say it’s your birthday Saturday happy birthday Paul love you man have a great day peace and love Ringo and Barbara love love peace and love.’

Meanwhile, Rolling Stones rocker Ronnie Wood shared a plethora of snaps of himself and Paul over the years, with some images including Paul’s first wife Linda and Ronnie’s wife Sally.

He wrote ‘Wishing @paulmccartney a very happy 80th birthday!’ as he took a trip down memory lane on Instagram. 

Meanwhile, the Beatles’ official Twitter past harked back to the past as they shared a montage video of Paul throughout the years, both as a solo performer with bandmates Ringo, John and George Harrison.

In light of the special occasion, the clip was set to the Beatles 1968 track, Birthday. 

Throwback: Meanwhile, the Beatles' official Twitter past harked back to the past as they shared a montage video of Paul throughout the years, both as a solo performer with bandmates Ringo, John and George Harrison

Throwback: Meanwhile, the Beatles’ official Twitter past harked back to the past as they shared a montage video of Paul throughout the years, both as a solo performer with bandmates Ringo, John and George Harrison

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