Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Date of birth:
06 April 1995
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Current Hometown:
The Squad seem to like “Terrier”
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First boat sailed and where?

Pico at Percuil, Cornwall

Who inspired you to start sailing?

Mother Natureing

Biggest influence in your career to date?


Your worst moment in sailing?

29er worlds Germany

Your best moment in sailing?

Youth nationals 2012 just good racing!

Best sailing venue in the UK?

Falmouth, Cornwall

What do you most love about sailing?

Getting it right

What has sailing taught you?

Never give up, always get back up!

Most memorable sailing race you have competed in and why?

Youth nationals 2012, 2nd to last to 2nd in one downwind leg

Career highlight?

Being a part of the British sailing team

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

Go kart driver

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

Hard work, determination and having fun

What are your greatest passions outside of sailing?

Friends, wakeboarding, go karting

Do you follow/play any other sports?

wakeboard, go karting.

Has injury ever prevented you from sailing?

Ankle problem in 2012

Most expensive sailing accident?

Broke a lot of masts in one year

Any heroes?


What’s your greatest fear or phobia?

Don’t have one

Best Advice?

Listen, Work hard, Have fun!

How do you spend your time when you are not sailing?

Seeing friends and maybe a little work!

Name 3 things that are always in your shopping trolley?

Nutella, Rice cakes, Quaker oats

What was the last book you read?

How to build a web site

Date Event Class Position
Jun 17 Sailing World Cup Final Santander 49er 7
Apr 17 Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er 17
Apr 17 Trofeo Princesa Sofía 49er 12
Jan 17 Sailing World Cup Miami 49er 18
Sep 16 49er Junior World Championship 49er 6
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 49er 27
Apr 16 Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er 38
Apr 16 49er & 49erFX European Championship 49er 43
Mar 16 Trofeo Princesa Sofía 49er 25
Feb 16 49er & 49erFX World Championship 49er 49
Jan 16 Sailing World Cup Miami 49er 26
Oct 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi 49er 6
Oct 15 French Olympic Sailing Week 49er 12
Jul 15 49er European Championship 49er 54
Jun 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 49er 29
Apr 15 Princess Sofia Trophy 49er 39

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