Emma Wilson

Emma Wilson

Date of birth:
07 April 1999
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Race class:
RSX (Women)

What is your first memory of sailing?

Sitting on the front of my mums windsurfer, planing around Christchurch harbour.

What is your sailing club? 

I learnt in Christchurch harbour but there is no club there, now I train mostly at WPNSA

Do you have a nickname? 

Not really, well when I was training with the boys over the winter they decided to call me “emdog”

What is your favourite boat?


Your greatest sailing achievement?

Becoming 2014 Youth world champion

Your sailing strength?

Being consistent in all wind strengths

What would be your docking out song?

“Happy” by Pharrell Williams because it puts you in a good mood and I always do my best when Im enjoying myself and having fun!!!

Your favourite food?

Hmm, I like most foods, Frankie & Bennys burger and chips is pretty good!

Favourite film?

It's got to be Cool Runnings

Favourite book?


Do you have any hobbies outside sailing? 

I used to play hockey a lot but then I decided to focus on Windsurfing. I like watching most sports on television & walking the dogs.

Your greatest fear? 


Do you have a hero? 

Usain Bolt is pretty cool, the way he enjoys his sport so much, but also is serious about winning and his dominance is pretty impressive.   

Describe yourself in three words

Happy, Emotional, Competitive

What would your super power be?


Date Event Class Position
Apr 17 Sailing World Cup Hyeres RSX (Women) 7
Apr 17 Trofeo Princesa Sofía RSX (Women) 6
Jan 17 Sailing World Cup Miami RSX (Women) 10
Jul 16 RS:X European Championships RSX (Women) 11
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland RSX (Women) 2
May 16 Delta Lloyd Regatta RSX (Women) 12
Apr 16 Sailing World Cup Hyeres RSX (Women) 18
Mar 16 Trofeo Princesa Sofía RSX (Women) 15
Feb 16 RS:X World Championship RSX (Women) 25
Oct 15 RS:X World Championship RSX (Women) 49

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