Bryony Bennett-Lloyd

Bryony Bennett-Lloyd

Bryony Bennett-Lloyd

Class of Boat: VR Ambassador

Nickname (and why?):  'Bry, BB, Brian

Why did you start sailing and where?: Family love watersports and the outdoors! Norfolk, Hickling Broad Sailing Club and Sea Scouts

Favourite UK or International sailing venue?: Pwllheli - The wind, waves and scenery make the trek up the beach totally worth it!!

Best sailing achievement so far?: 420 Ladies World Champion, Valencia, 2013

First sailing coach/mentor?: Duncan Adams

ISAF Rules - Most influential racing rule and why?: Rule 18 - you can lose or gain a lot at mark roundings, so it's worth knowing this rule well so you can use it to your advantage

Funniest time on the water and where?: Pitch poling catamarans after work at Wildwind, Vassiliki

Favourite VR Race Team kit and why?: Helly Hansen Ladies Midlayer Jacket - great fit, warm and lightweight

Top 3 Most Played iTunes tracks?: Charlie Brown - Coldplay, Seaside - Kooks, Veee R The Champions - Queen (Mr VR's celebratory song credit after Valencia!) 

Favourite energy food – Haribo/Chocolate/Bacon Sarnie/Banana/Other?: Bananas and cashew nuts

Favourite sailing drink – Hot chocolate/Lucozade/Seawater/Mug of Tea/Other?: High 5 Zero hydration tablets

What do you get up to when you aren’t out on the water?: Studying for my medical degree