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About

Notable Results

I was born in 1992 in Truro and was brought up in deepest darkest Cornwall. In fact, it was a small sailing club in Mylor, Restronguet Sailing Club, where I learnt to race.  I started in an Optimist where my passion for racing really begun. But I soon moved into Toppers which is a highly competitive class which ensured I developed the skills needed to become a racing sailor.  I moved up through the RYA’s Junior and Youth Racing Programmes finishing in a Laser Standard.  I have represented GBR in Junior and Youth European and World Championships along the way.

 

I now race yachts, a change in direction that meant that I competed in the 2011 Rolex Fastnet Race whilst a member of the British Keelboat Academy.  I was then selected to join Artemis Offshore Academy as a part time squad member.  This is a great opportunity  as it has allowed me to continue my university studies alongside yacht racing.  

Over the past 8 years my focus has been developing the skills towards mounting a successful Vendee globe campaign in the heart of Cornwall. The past year this has been relaised into a boat and project that is going to be based in Cornwall from May 2019.

 

 

Round Barbados Record holder

3rd Overall Rolex Middle Sea Race

2018

 

RORC Transatlantic line Honours winner

2017

6th overall Transat AG2R

2016

1st Rookie and 15th overall Solitaire du Figaro

2015

 

Race Crew Artemis Ocean Racing Imoca 60

2015

 

2nd Rookie Solo Concarneau

2015

 

1st Rookie Solo Basse Normandie

2015

 

Highwaymans Cup and The Under 25 Peter Harrison Trophy

2014

 

 

 

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