Class of Boat: Laser 4.7 transitioning into Radial over the autumn
Why did you start sailing and where?: I started sailing on my grandfather's yacht in Suffolk at a very young age as my Dad and his father are keen sailors. I started sailing by myself in an Oppie when I was eight, shortly after I moved to Bermuda.
Favourite UK or International sailing venue?: Weymouth and Lake Garda
Best sailing achievement so far?: 2015/6 - Placing 1st Girl (3rd Overall) in the UK Laser 4.7 National Ranker Ladder - Update (July 2016): Winning the U16 Girls Laser 4.7 Europeans in France!!
What's your next sailing goal?: Building towards a successful Laser 4.7 Worlds in Germany
First sailing coach/mentor?: Luis Chiapparro (and my Dad!)
World Sailing Rules - Most influential racing rule and why?: Rule 18.2c - proper course after mark rounding, as through a recent protest I learnt the finer interpretations and Cases around this rule and I won the protest too!
Funniest time on the water and where?: One of the 4.7 squad camps in Rutland this past winter it was snowing and we all filled our Lasers with snow and had a snow fight on the water - I haven't seen snow in six years!!
Favourite VR Race Team kit and why?: The Magic Marine Ultimate 1.5mm Neo Top as it is perfect for the up and down British summer.
Top 3 Most Played iTunes tracks?: Cheap Thrills - Sia, Ride - Twenty One Pilots, Sonnentanz/Sun Don't Shine - Klangarussell
Favourite energy food – Haribo/Chocolate/Bacon Sarnie/Banana/Other?: Dried mango is by far the best
Favourite sailing drink – Hot chocolate/Lucozade/Seawater/Mug of Tea/Other?: Hot chocolate after a freezing day on the water in the winter!
What do you get up to when you aren’t out on the water?: I enjoy playing in my school sports team like hockey and netball. I also enjoy playing tennis even though I am pretty rubbish at it! And on the very few weekends that I'm not sailing I like to go out with my friends.
Highlight of the 2016 season?: The fun I had in Medemblik at the 2015 worlds over last summer, seeing old friends and meeting new.
What are you most looking forward to in 2016/7?: The Worlds in Germany