Henry Wetherell

Henry Wetherell

Date of birth:
19 July 1996
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First boat sailed and where?

Crewing an RS200 at Beaver Sailing Club with my Dad  

Who got you into sailing?

Mum and Dad, they both sailed competitively, so it runs in the family  

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Biggest influence in your career to date? 


Best sailing venue in the UK?

Beaver Sailing Club

Best sailing venue in the World?

Lake Garda  

If you weren’t a professional sailor what else would you be?

A footballer (in my dreams)  

How do you progress from a club sailor to an Olympic class sailor?  

Lots of time in the boat and competing regularly   

What are your greatest passions outside of sailing? 

Football, Basketball, Cycling  

Do you follow any other sports? 

Mostly Football, but enjoy Basketball and Cycling  

Has injury ever prevented you from sailing? 

When I was about 15/16 had a huge growth spurt and I was basically a cripple for about 4/5 weeks

What other sports do you play? 

Used to play Football and Basketball, now attempting to not be slow on a bike  

What football club do you support?


Worst habit? 

Eating sweets and Homemade cakes/flapjacks  

Favourite reality show? 

Not a fan of reality TV shows  

What would you love to do but never have the time or money for it?

Go to the World Cup Finals  

If you had a theme song what would it be? 

Numb Encore - Jay Z Linkin Park  

Name three things that are always in your shopping trolley?

Tuna, Apples, Crunchy Nut  

What was the last book you read? 

Probably a Yachts and Yachting  

Dream holiday?

Miami, laying on South Beach

Date Event Class Position
Jun 17 Sailing World Cup Final Santander Finn 7
Apr 17 Sailing World Cup Hyeres Finn 11
Apr 17 Trofeo Princesa Sofía Finn 15
Jul 16 Finn Silver Cup Finn 8
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland Finn 7
May 16 Laser World Championship Laser 51
Mar 16 Trofeo Princesa Sofía Laser 63
Feb 16 Laser European Championship Laser 45
Oct 15 French Olympic Sailing Week Laser 10
Jul 15 Laser European Championship Laser 32
Jul 15 Laser World Championship Laser 42
Jun 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland Laser 37
May 15 Garda Trentino Olympic Week Laser 28
Jan 01

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