Hannah Mills

Hannah Mills

Date of birth:
29 February 1988
Star sign:
Pisces
Place of Birth:
Cardiff
Current Hometown:
Cardiff
Race class:
470 (Women)

First boat sailed and where?
Mirror out of Mylor Sailing Club on a family holiday to Cornwall and wanting to do whatever my older brothers did!

Biggest influence in your career to date?
Either Alan Williams or Joe Glanfield

My worst moment (sailing)?
Not qualifying for Youth Worlds in 2006

My best moment (sailing)?
Winning 420 Worlds in 2006

Best sailing venue in the UK?
Weymouth of course!!

Best sailing venue in the World?
So far, Gran Canaria

If you weren’t a professional sailor what else would you be?
Rally Driver!! Though my driving skills might need to be improved, quite significantly

How do you progress from a club sailor to an Olympic class sailor?
By having fun Youth Sailing but knowing when to switch on from having fun to being serious!

What are your greatest passions outside of sailing?
Windsurfing, climbing, hanging out with friends.

Has injury ever prevented you from sailing?
Nope nothing major!

Most expensive sailing accident?
Head on upwind/downwind port starboard after they had just gone round the windward mark and we couldn't avoid each other! Wrote off their 420 and mine wasn't in great shape!!

Do you follow any other sports?
I like watching most sports, tennis, rugby, don't mind a bit of Formula 1 or football.

What other sports do you play?
Nothing serious just as mentioned above, tennis, windsurfing, climbing. I want to join a hockey team next year as I used to love it at school

What would you love to do but never have the time or money for it?
Go away to do some proper wave sailing on the windsurfer

What word or phrase most depicts your personality?
Outgoing

If you were a pantomime character – who would it be?
Cinderella, because I would like to be her.

Do you have any lucky charms or rituals?
Nope, don't believe in luck.

What’s your greatest fear or phobia?
Spiders and the dark!

Favourite reality show? And would you go on it?
The Apprentice, and YES!

Name three things that are always in your shopping trolley?
Bread, milk and at the moment Jelly

What was the last book you read?
Some girly rubbish probably

What makes you angry?
Not winning

Dream holiday?
Brazil...!

Date Event Class Position
Jun 17 Sailing World Cup Final Santander 470 (Women) 1
Aug 16 Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition 470 (Women) 1
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 470 (Women) 1
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 470 (Women) 1
Apr 16 Sailing World Cup Hyeres 470 (Women) 1
Feb 16 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 15
Oct 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi 470 (Women) 1
Oct 15 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 2
Aug 15 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta 2015 (Rio 2016 Test Event) 470 (Women) 2
Jun 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 470 (Women) 1
Apr 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 470 (Women) 4
Apr 15 Princess Sofia Trophy 470 (Women) 3
Jan 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 470 (Women) 2
Sep 14 ISAF Sailing World Championships 470 (Women) 3
Aug 14 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta 2014 (Rio 2016 Test Event) 470 (Women) 2
Jul 14 Open 470 European Championships 470 (Women) 2
Mar 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca 470 (Women) 3
Dec 13 Semana Olimpica Canaria De Vela 470 (Women) 1
Sep 13 2013 ISAF Sailing World Championships Test Event 470 (Women) 1
Jul 13 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 12
Jul 12 London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition 470 (Women) 2
Jun 12 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 470 (Women) 3
May 12 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 1
Mar 12 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE 470 (Women) 10
Jan 12 US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR 470 (Women) 2
Dec 11 Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships 470 (Women) 2
Jul 11 Weymouth and Portland International Regatta 2011 470 (Women) 2
Jun 11 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 470 (Women) 2
Jun 11 Open Europeans in Olympic Sailing Classes 470 (Women) 4
Apr 11 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE 470 (Women) 13
Apr 11 Semaine Olympique Francaise 470 (Women) 2
Jan 11 470 North American Championships 470 (Women) 6
Jan 11 US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR 470 (Women) 11
Dec 10 Palamos Christmas Race 470 (Women) 2
Aug 10 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 470 (Women) 20
Aug 10 470 European Championships 470 (Women) 9
Jul 10 Delta Lloyd - 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 24
May 10 Delta Lloyd Regatta 470 (Women) 9
Apr 10 Semaine Olympique Francaise 470 (Women) 11
Mar 10 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE 470 (Women) 25
Sep 09 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 470 (Women) 17
Aug 09 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 21
Jun 09 470 European Championships 470 (Women) 17
May 09 Delta Lloyd Regatta 470 (Women) 10
Apr 09 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE 470 (Women) 6
Apr 09 Semaine Olympique Francaise 470 (Women) 13
Sep 08 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 470 (Women) 5
Jul 08 470 Junior World Championships 470 (Women) 1
Mar 08 HRH Princess Sofia Trophy 470 (Women) 10
Jun 07 ISAF Sailing World Championships 470 (Women) 47
Mar 07 HRH Princess Sofia Trophy 470 (Women) 22



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