Megan Pascoe

Megan Pascoe

Date of birth:
29 November 1986
Star sign:
Sagittarius
Place of Birth:
Shoreham by Sea
Current Hometown:
Portland
Race class:
2.4mR

First boat sailed and where?

Optimist at the Weir Wood Sailing Club

Who got you into sailing?

My parents

Favourite boat?

2.4mR – the boat I sail at the moment

Biggest influence in your career to date?

My parents

Worse moment in your sailing career so far?

Losing the Paralympic selection trials in 2008, which meant that I didn’t get to compete in Beijing.

Best moment in your sailing career so far?

Coming 7th at the 2.4mR World Championships in 2008

Best sailing venue in the UK?

Portland Harbour

Best sailing venue in the World?

Gävle, Sweden

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

Not sure but definitely something in sport

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

Put yourself out there. Get on the circuit and meet as many people as you can, but most of all train hard

What are your greatest passions outside of sailing?

Experiencing new places and catching up with friends

Most expensive sailing accident? 

Sinking my boat ended up costing a fair whack!

Do you follow any other sports?

I enjoy watching rugby

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

Sail a 6 or 8 metre

Worst habit?

Sleeping too much

What word or phrase most depicts your personality?

Slightly mad!

If you were a pantomime character – who would you be?

The horse

Do you have any lucky charms or rituals?

Never change the name of a boat

What’s your greatest fear or phobia?

Heights

If you had a theme song – what would it be?

Welcome To Wherever You Are – Bon Jovi

Name three things that are always in your shopping trolley?

Cookies, cheese, milk

What was the last book you read?

Monkey Star by Brenda Scott Royce

What makes you angry?

People being late

Dream holiday?

Touring Scandinavia

Date Event Class Position
Jul 16 2.4 Metre European Championship 2.4mR 1
May 16 Para World Sailing Championships 2.4mR 7
Apr 16 Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2.4mR 4
Jan 16 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 1
Dec 15 Sailing World Cup Melbourne 2.4mR 5
Nov 15 Para World Sailing Championships 2.4mR 5
Jun 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland SKUD 3
May 15 Garda Trentino Olympic Week SKUD 18 9
Apr 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2.4mR 6
Apr 15 Princess Sofia Trophy 2.4mR 2
Jan 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2.4mR 2
Jan 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2.4mR 2
Sep 14 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 5
Aug 14 IFDS Combined World Championships 2.4mR 4
May 14 Delta Lloyd Regatta 2.4mR 1
Apr 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2.4mR 3
Mar 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca 2.4mR 2
Jan 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2.4mR 1
Jan 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2.4mR 1
Sep 13 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 3
Aug 13 IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships 2.4mR 8
May 13 Delta Lloyd Regatta 2.4mR 1
Apr 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2.4mR 3
Mar 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma 2.4mR 2
Jan 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2.4mR 1
Sep 12 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 3
Jun 12 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 2.4mR 4
May 12 Delta Lloyd Regatta 2.4mR 2
Apr 12 Semaine Olympique Francaise de Voile 2.4mR 6
Mar 12 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE 2.4mR 6
Jan 12 US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR 2.4mR 4
Aug 11 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 11
Jul 11 IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships 2.4mR 6
Jun 11 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 2.4mR 8
Jun 11 Kieler Woche 2.4mR 1
May 11 Delta Lloyd Regatta 2.4mR 2
Apr 11 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE 2.4mR 3
Apr 11 Semaine Olympique Francaise 2.4mR 2
Jan 11 US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR 2.4mR 4
Sep 10 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 18
Aug 10 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 2.4mR 5
Jul 10 IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships 2.4mR 3
Jun 10 Kieler Woche (Olympic Classes 19 - 23 June) 2.4mR 7
May 10 Delta Lloyd Regatta 2.4mR 4
Apr 10 Semaine Olympique Francaise 2.4mR 3
Mar 10 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE 2.4mR 5
Jan 10 US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR 2.4mR 5
Nov 09 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 10
Sep 09 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 2.4mR 4
Jun 09 Kieler Woche (Olympic Classes 19-24 June) 2.4mR 3
May 09 Delta Lloyd Regatta 2.4mR 2
Apr 09 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE 2.4mR 4
Apr 09 Semaine Olympique Francaise 2.4mR 6
Jan 09 US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR 2.4mR 6
Aug 08 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 7
May 08 IFDS Qingdao International Regatta 2.4mR 5
Apr 08 Semaine Olympique Francaise 2.4mR 6
Sep 07 IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships 2.4mR 6
Aug 07 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 20
Jul 06 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 26
Sep 05 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 20
Jul 04 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 30
Aug 03 2.4 Metre World Championship 2.4mR 42



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