Izzy Hamilton

Izzy Hamilton

Date of birth:
25 August 1992
Star sign:
Virgo
Place of Birth:
Colliers Green, Kent
Current Hometown:
Bude, Cornwall
Race class:
RSX (Women)

First boat sailed and where?

1.8m sail and hifly max at Tamar Lakes

Who got you into sailing?

Kids Club at Tamar

My worst moment (sailing)?

Coming second in four World  Championships and a Europeans or one day in Palma in +30knots and massive waves sailing out of control into the sea wall.

My best moment (sailing)?

Winning two World Championships

Best sailing venue in the UK?

Carrick Roads

Best sailing venue in the World?

So far Buzious, Brazil but eager to explore more!

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

My second year of my degree in Geography at Exeter Uni!

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

I started by going to regional then national competitions. Got into the National Squads and started competing in international competitions.

What are your greatest passions outside of sailing?

Currently learning to surf which is so much fun!

Any heroes?

I look up to all the dedicated athletes in the team and sports that all depend on fitness training.

What other sports do you play?

Windsurfing takes up most of my time!

Worst habit?

Not being able to sit still

What’s your greatest fear or phobia?

Jelly fish and going downhill fast on my road bike

Name 3three things that are always in your shopping trolley?

Carrots, Humous and Raviolli

What was the last book you read?

Sea Fever, Sarah Mason. A girly book about the America's Cup

Dream holiday?

On a yacht, Island Hop around the world windsurfing, surfing, snorkelling....

Date Event Class Position
Apr 17 Sailing World Cup Hyeres RSX (Women) 4
Apr 17 Trofeo Princesa Sofía RSX (Women) 19
Jan 17 Sailing World Cup Miami RSX (Women) 5
Jul 16 RS:X European Championships RSX (Women) 5
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland RSX (Women) 3
Apr 16 Sailing World Cup Hyeres RSX (Women) 17
Mar 16 Trofeo Princesa Sofía RSX (Women) 14
Feb 16 RS:X World Championship RSX (Women) 34
Oct 15 RS:X World Championship RSX (Women) 32
Jun 15 RS:X European Championships RSX (Women) 10
Jun 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland RSX (Women) 4
Apr 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres RSX (Women) 21
Apr 15 Princess Sofia Trophy RSX (Women) 7
Jan 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami RSX (Women) 9
Nov 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi RSX (Women) 14
Sep 14 ISAF Sailing World Championships RSX (Women) 9
Aug 14 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta 2014 (Rio 2016 Test Event) RSX (Women) 13
Jun 14 Sail for Gold Regatta RSX (Women) 3
Jun 14 RS:X European & Youth European Championship RSX (Women) 16
Mar 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca RSX (Women) 22
Jan 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami RSX (Women) 7
Oct 13 Semaine Olympique Francaise RSX (Women) 7
Sep 13 2013 ISAF Sailing World Championships Test Event RSX (Women) 9
Jul 13 RS:X European Championship RSX (Women) 11
Jun 13 Sail for Gold Regatta RSX (Women) 2
May 13 Garda And Trentino Olympic Week RSX (Women) 5
May 13 Delta Lloyd Regatta RSX (Women) 11
Feb 13 RS:X World Championships RSX (Women) 15
Jan 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami RSX (Women) 6
Jun 12 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta RSX (Women) 20
Apr 12 Semaine Olympique Francaise de Voile RSX (Women) 17
Mar 12 RS:X World Championship RSX (Women) 17
Feb 12 RS:X European Championship RSX (Women) 6
Dec 11 Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships RSX (Women) 31
Nov 11 Sail Melbourne International Regatta Olympic & Invited Classes RSX (Women) 5
Sep 11 RS:X European Championship RSX (Women) 14
Jun 11 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta RSX (Women) 31
Apr 11 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE RSX (Women) 17
Apr 11 Semaine Olympique Francaise RSX (Women) 28
Aug 10 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta RSX (Women) 10
Aug 10 RS:X World Championship RSX (Women) 32
Jul 10 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship RSX (Women) 2
Mar 10 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE RSX (Women) 20
Aug 09 RS:X World Championship RSX (Women) 21
Jul 09 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship RSX (Women) 2
Jul 09 Palmalife - RS:X Youth World Championship RSX (Women) 1
Jun 09 RS:X European Championship RSX (Women) 25
Apr 09 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE RSX (Women) 17
Jul 08 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships RSX (Women) 6



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