Fynn Sterritt

Fynn Sterritt

Date of birth:
06 November 1988
Star sign:
Scorpio
Place of Birth:
Inverness, Scotland
Current Hometown:
Kingussie, Scotland
Race class:
49er
First boat sailed and where?
Optimist on Loch Morlich

Who got you into sailing?
My mum

Favourite boat?
49er

Biggest influence in your career to date?
Parents

Best sailing venue in the UK?
Weymouth

Best sailing venue in the World?
Lake Garda

If you weren’t a professional sailor what else would you be?
Aerospace Engineer, unfortunately!

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

What are your greatest passions outside of sailing?
Football

Do you follow any other sports?
Pretty much all of them, apart from darts and snooker

Has injury ever prevented you from sailing?
Not yet…touch wood

What other sports do you play?
Football, Skiing, Windsurfing and Kitesurfing

What football club do you support?
Liverpool

Worst habit?
Eating apples really loud

Favourite reality show?
Don’t have one

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

If you had a theme song what would it be?
The Fear – Ben Howard

Name 3 things that are always in your shopping trolley?
Chocolate, Fruit & Fibre, Actimel

What was the last book you read?
Bounce by Matthew Syed

Dream holiday?
Anywhere I can fit in as many extreme sports in one day
Date Event Class Position
Jun 17 Sailing World Cup Final Santander 49er 1
Apr 17 Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er 5
Apr 17 Trofeo Princesa Sofía 49er 1
Jan 17 Sailing World Cup Miami 49er 6
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 49er 15
Apr 16 Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er 4
Apr 16 49er & 49erFX European Championship 49er 12
Mar 16 Trofeo Princesa Sofía 49er 15
Feb 16 49er & 49erFX World Championship 49er 27
Jan 16 Sailing World Cup Miami 49er 5
Nov 15 49er & 49erFX World Championship 49er 33
Nov 15 49er & 49erFX South American Championship 49er 4
Oct 15 French Olympic Sailing Week 49er 1
Jul 15 49er European Championship 49er 15
Jun 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 49er 25
Apr 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er 7
Apr 15 Princess Sofia Trophy 49er 16
Jan 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 49er 17
Sep 14 ISAF Sailing World Championships 49er 15
Jul 14 49er & 49erFX European Championship 49er 20
Jun 14 Sail for Gold Regatta 49er 4
Jun 14 Kieler Woche 49er 16
Apr 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er 29
Dec 13 Palamos Christmas Race 49er 6
Sep 13 49er World Championship 49er 44
Jun 13 Sail for Gold Regatta 49er 10
Jun 13 49er & 49er FX European Championship 49er 23
May 13 Delta Lloyd Regatta 49er 14
Apr 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 49er 24
Mar 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma 49er 40
Dec 12 Palamos Christmas Race 49er 7
Sep 12 49er European Championship 49er 58
Jul 09 49er World Championship 49er 69
Jun 09 Kieler Woche (Olympic Classes 19-24 June) 49er 47



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