Rupert White

Rupert White

Date of birth:
06 February 1994
Star sign:
Aquarius
Place of Birth:
Bightlingsea
Current Hometown:
Bightlingsea
Nickname:
Ru
Race class:
Nacra 17

First boat sailed and where?

A Topaz Taz dinghy at Brightlingsea SC

Who got you into sailing?

My family

Biggest influence in your career to date?

My family's success in the sport of sailing

Your worst moment in sailing?

Snapped mast

Your best moment in sailing?

Winning the 2012 ISAF Youth Worlds in Dublin Bay

Best sailing venue in the UK?

WPNSA

Best sailing venue in the World?

WPNSA

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

I would imagine bumming around with boats!

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

With alot of support from friends and family, and of course lots of sailing

What are your greatest passions outside of sailing?

Being on the water and basketball

Do you follow any other sports?

Windsurfing and F1

Has injury ever prevented you from sailing?

Yes, I have broken my wrist

Most expensive sailing accident?

Nothing expensive yet

Any heroes?

Reg White and Robert White (Grandad and Dad)

What other sports do you play?

Basketball and I like most water sports

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

Travel through Space!

Do you have any lucky charms or rituals?

Never use green tape on the boat

If you had a theme song what would it be?

Jai Ho by the Pussy Cat Dolls!

Name 3 things that are always in your shopping trolley?

One green apple and alot of raspberries!

What was the last book you read?

Storm breaker

Dream holiday?

In Antigua, sailing with the whole of my family

Date Event Class Position
Apr 17 Sailing World Cup Hyeres Nacra 17 12
Apr 17 Trofeo Princesa Sofía Nacra 17 17
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland Nacra 17 16
Apr 16 Sailing World Cup Hyeres Nacra 17 24
Mar 16 Trofeo Princesa Sofía Nacra 17 22
Feb 16 Nacra 17 World Championship Nacra 17 34
Jan 16 Sailing World Cup Miami Nacra 17 39
Sep 14 ISAF Sailing World Championships Nacra 17 27
Jul 14 Nacra 17 European Championships Nacra 17 27
Jun 14 Sail for Gold Regatta Nacra 17 5
May 14 Delta Lloyd Regatta Nacra 17 25
Apr 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Nacra 17 40
Mar 14 ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca Nacra 17 30
Sep 13 2013 ISAF Sailing World Championships Test Event Nacra 17 3
Aug 13 Nacra 17 European Championships Nacra 17 16
Jul 13 Nacra 17 World Championships Nacra 17 18
Jun 13 Sail for Gold Regatta Nacra 17 6
May 13 Delta Lloyd Regatta Nacra 17 12
Apr 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Nacra 17 17
Mar 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma Nacra 17 21
Jan 01 Nacra 17 12



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