Jess Lavery

Jess Lavery

Date of birth:
05 May 1994
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Race class:
470 (Women)
First boat sailed and where?
A Tideway with my parents when I was 1 years old at Emsworth

Who got you into sailing?
My Dad

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Biggest influence in your career to date?
Neil Marsden and Jonny McGovern

Your worst moment in sailing?
Losing a bronze medal on the last day of the 420 Worlds 2012

Your best moment in sailing?
Winning a silver medal at the Junior Europeans 2011

Best sailing venue in the UK?
Hayling Island

Best sailing venue in the World?
Lake Garda

How do you progress from a club sailor to an Olympic class sailor?
Putting the hours in on and off the water

Do you follow any other sports?
A bit of everything

Has injury ever prevented you from sailing?
Have had problems with my back but hasn’t stopped me sailing yet!

Most expensive sailing accident?
Bending a mast, nothing too bad

Any heroes?
Chris Hoy

What other sports do you play?
Bit of netball and hockey when I can

What’s your greatest fear or phobia?
Not a fan of birds, mainly seagulls

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

Do you have any lucky charms or rituals?

If you had a theme song what would it be?
Drops of Jupiter by Train

Name 3 things that are always in your shopping trolley?
Chocolate, Sweet Chilli Sauce, Cheese

What was the last book you read?
The Secret Race by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle

Dream holiday?
Skiing in the Alps

Date Event Class Position
Apr 17 Sailing World Cup Hyeres 470 (Women) 16
Apr 17 Trofeo Princesa Sofía 470 (Women) 34
Jan 17 Sailing World Cup Miami 470 (Women) 9
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 470 (Women) 12
Apr 16 470 European Championships 470 (Women) 33
Mar 16 Trofeo Princesa Sofía 470 (Women) 41
Oct 15 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 32
Jul 15 470 European Championships 470 (Women) 28
Apr 15 Princess Sofia Trophy 470 (Women) 43
Sep 14 ISAF Sailing World Championships 470 (Women) 44
Jun 14 Junior 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 2
Apr 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 470 (Women) 44
Mar 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca 470 (Women) 26
Aug 13 470 Junior Open European Championship 470 (Women) 10
Jul 13 470 Junior World Championships 470 (Women) 10
Jul 13 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 47
Jun 13 Kieler Woche 470 (Women) 13
Mar 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma 470 (Women) 34

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