Charlotte Dobson

Charlotte Dobson

Date of birth:
05 June 1986
Star sign:
Gemini
Place of Birth:
Glasgow
Current Hometown:
Weymouth
Nickname:
Dobbo
Race class:
49er FX

First boat sailed and where?

Loch Lomond, in a blue peter dragged behind my dads yacht.

Who got you into sailing?

Family friends

Favourite boat?

Farr 40

Biggest influence in your career to date?

My mum

Your worst moment in sailing?

Not getting selected for oppi Europeans... twice.

Your best moment in sailing?

First race I ever won at the Laser Worlds in Barcelona when I was 15

Best sailing venue in the UK?

Weymouth

Best sailing venue in the World?

Martinique

Most annoying rule in the sailing rule book?

Rule 42 - pumping rule

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

An astronaut

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

Hike harder!

What are your greatest passions outside of sailing?

Family and friends

Has injury ever prevented you from sailing ?

Yes, I hurt my back

Most expensive sailing accident?

A Laser which cartwheeled into a razorblade fence..oops

Which football club do you support?

Rangers

Do you actively go and see them?

No

Do you follow any other sports?

Tennis and gymnastics

Any heroes?

Sean Connery

What other sports do you play?

Wii, tennis, hockey

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

Drive a formula 1 car

Worst habit?

Procrastinating

What word or phrase most depicts your personality?

Dappy, bubbly with an edge

If you were a pantomime character who would you be?

Tinkerbell

Do you have any lucky charms or rituals? 

Skittles

Whats your greatest fear or phobia?

Being burnt alive, buried alive or anything related.

If you had a theme song what would it be?

Born Slippy Nuxx - trainspotting

Favourite reality show?

X-Factor!!! 

Name three things that are always in your shopping trolley?

Tea, bread, yoghurt

What was the last book you read?

Time Travellers Wife

What makes you angry?

Traffic jams

Dream holiday?

Safari in Kenya

What is better about football than sailing?

The money

Where do you keep your Olympic medals?

In my imagination!

Date Event Class Position
Jun 17 Sailing World Cup Final Santander 49er FX 2
Apr 17 Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er FX 3
Apr 17 Trofeo Princesa Sofía 49er FX 6
Jan 17 Sailing World Cup Miami 49er FX 11
Aug 16 Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition 49er FX 8
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 49er FX 1
Apr 16 49er & 49erFX European Championship 49er FX 9
Mar 16 Trofeo Princesa Sofía 49er FX 6
Feb 16 49er & 49erFX World Championship 49er FX 10
Jan 16 Sailing World Cup Miami 49er FX 9
Nov 15 49er & 49erFX World Championship 49er FX 5
Nov 15 49er & 49erFX South American Championship 49er FX 8
Aug 15 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta 2015 (Rio 2016 Test Event) 49er FX 7
May 15 Garda Trentino Olympic Week 49er FX 7
Apr 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er FX 23
Apr 15 Princess Sofia Trophy 49er FX 7
Jan 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 49er FX 10
Sep 14 ISAF Sailing World Championships 49er FX 7
Aug 14 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta 2014 (Rio 2016 Test Event) 49er FX 5
Jul 14 49er & 49erFX European Championship 49er FX 6
Jun 14 Sail for Gold Regatta 49er FX 3
May 14 Garda And Trentino Olympic Week 49er FX 12
Apr 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er FX 4
Mar 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca 49er FX 3
Jan 14 49er & 49erFX North American Championships 49er FX 8
Jan 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 49er FX 6
Sep 13 49erFX World Championship 49er FX 31
Jun 13 Sail for Gold Regatta 49er FX 1
Jun 13 49er & 49er FX European Championship 49er FX 8
Apr 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er FX 2
Mar 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma 49er FX 5
Jun 12 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta Laser Radial 11
May 12 Audi - World Laser Radial Women's Championship Laser Radial 10
Apr 12 Semaine Olympique Francaise de Voile Laser Radial 9
Mar 12 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE Laser Radial 6
Jan 12 US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR Laser Radial 5
Dec 11 Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships Laser Radial 16
Sep 11 Delta Lloyd Open Dutch Sailing Championships for Olympic & Paralympic Classes Laser Radial 3
Jul 11 Weymouth and Portland International Regatta 2011 Laser Radial 9
Jun 11 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta Laser Radial 4
Apr 11 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE Laser Radial 13
Apr 11 Semaine Olympique Francaise Laser Radial 18
Dec 10 Sail Melbourne International Regatta Olympic & Invited Classes Laser Radial 9
Aug 10 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta Laser Radial 31
Jul 10 World Laser Radial Women's Championship Laser Radial 36
Jun 10 Laser European Standard & Laser European Laser Radial Women's Championship Laser Radial 2
Apr 10 Semaine Olympique Francaise Laser Radial 2
Mar 10 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE Laser Radial 27
Feb 10 North American Laser Radial Women's Championship Laser Radial 5
Feb 10 Laser Midwinters East Laser Radial 10
Jan 10 US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR Laser Radial 16
Sep 09 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta Laser Radial 7
Jul 09 Laser Radial European Women's Championship Laser Radial 10
Jul 09 Laser Radial Women World Championship Laser Radial 18
Jun 09 Kieler Woche (Olympic Classes 19-24 June) Laser Radial 4
May 09 Delta Lloyd Regatta Laser Radial 10
Apr 09 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE Laser Radial 19
Sep 08 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta Laser Radial 2
Jul 08 Laser Europa Cup - Germany Laser Radial 7
Jul 08 European Laser Standard & Laser Radial Championship Laser Radial 21
Mar 08 Laser Radial Woman World Championship Laser Radial 24
Feb 08 Sail Auckland Laser Radial 5
Jan 08 Rolex Miami OCR Laser Radial 6
Dec 07 Canarian Sailing Olympic Week Laser Radial 8
Sep 07 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta Laser Radial 7
Aug 07 Olympic Test Event Laser Radial 5
Jun 07 ISAF Sailing World Championships Laser Radial 10
May 07 Breitling Regatta Laser Radial 4
Apr 07 Semaine Olympique Française Laser Radial 19
Mar 07 HRH Princess Sofia Trophy Laser Radial 8
Jan 07 Rolex Miami OCR Laser Radial 9
Oct 06 Sail For Gold Regatta Laser Radial 1
Jul 06 Laser Radial World Championships Laser Radial 12
Jun 06 Laser Radial European Championships Laser Radial 26
Jun 06 Kiel Week Laser Radial 12
May 06 Holland Regatta Laser Radial 27
Apr 06 HRH Princess Sofia Trophy Laser Radial 24
Dec 05 Laser Radial World Championships Laser Radial 25
Aug 05 Laser Radial European Championship Laser Radial 22
Jul 05 68 Warnemunder Woche Laser Radial 8
Jun 05 Kieler Woche Laser Radial 21
May 05 International Laser Europa Cup Event Laser Radial 4
May 05 Holland Regatta Laser Radial 6
Mar 05 HRH Princess Sofia Trophy Laser Radial 2
Dec 04 Christmas Race Laser Radial 1
Jul 04 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships Laser Radial 3
Jul 03 33rd ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships Laser Radial 5



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