First boat sailed and where?
A Seawolf 26 aged 2, in the Solent
Who got you into sailing?
Biggest influence in your career to date?
Your worst moment in sailing?
Surfing a reef in my Optimist aged 14 and ending up in hospital.
Your best moment in sailing?
Too many to mention… cruising with friends to winning the ISAF Youth Worlds
Best sailing venue in the UK?
Lymington, Hampshire. For its huge mix of conditions, the best part is heading over to Hurst Castle entrance for the surf.
Best sailing venue in the World?
Most annoying rule in the sailing rule book?
42 (pumping rule). It’s needed but that doesn’t mean its not annoying
If you weren’t a professional sailor what else would you be?
Air force pilot
How do you progress from a club sailor to an Olympic class sailor?
Hard work and determination
What are your greatest passions outside of sailing?
Anything that has to do with the water, primarily Windsurfing, Kite surfing, Wakeboarding. Plus anything cycling related.
Has injury ever prevented you from sailing?
I have broken my left wrist twice, my finger once, and had knee surgery removing my bursa… all of which caused me to take time off from my sailing, not ideal!
Most expensive sailing accident?
Luckily I have not had many however I did witness a guy surf a 8ft wave all the way up the beach in his Laser totaling every part of his boat.
Do you follow any other sports?
I enjoy watching many other sports however I do not avidly follow any particular one
What other sports do you play?
Golf, Tennis, Squash, Watersports, Cycling
What would you love to do but never have the time or money for it?
Go on a long vacation with my girlfriend
What word or phrase most depicts your personality?
What’s your greatest fear or phobia?
3 things that are always in your shopping trolley?
Milk, Cereal, Bananas
What was the last book you read?
John Grisham, The Broker
What makes you angry?
Sun, Sea, Girlfriend and lots of activities
What is better about football than sailing?