James Taylor

James Taylor

Date of birth:
06 January 1997
Star sign:
Capricorn
Place of Birth:
Slough
Current Hometown:
Stoke Poges
Race class:
470 (Men)

First boat you sailed and where?

Optimist on Wraysbury Lake

Who got you into sailing?

My dad

Favourite boat?

Foiling Moth

Your worst moment in sailing so far?

 A few very bent tiller extensions….

Your best moment in sailing so far?

Gold fleet at Palma after 6 months in the boat

Best sailing venue in the UK?

Pwllheli

Best sailing venue in the World?

Bulgaria

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

Golfer

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

Commitment

What are your greatest passions outside of sailing?

Anywhere other than a school or university

Do you follow any other sports?

Golf, football, rugby, formula 1

What other sports do you play?

Golf

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

Formula 1

What word or phrase most depicts your personality?

Mad

Favourite reality show?

EastEnders

And would you go on it?

Yes

Name 3 things that are always in your shopping trolley?

Eggs, bacon and hash browns

What would your super power be?

Stopping people from talking when they’ve been going on for too long

Date Event Class Position
Jun 17 Sailing World Cup Final Santander 470 (Men) 6
Apr 17 Sailing World Cup Hyeres 470 (Men) 24
Apr 17 Trofeo Princesa Sofía 470 (Men) 37
Aug 16 470 Junior European Championships 470 (Men) 11
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 470 (Men) 27
Apr 16 Sailing World Cup Hyeres 470 (Men) 32
Apr 16 470 European Championships 470 (Men) 37
Mar 16 Trofeo Princesa Sofía 470 (Men) 46



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