Morgan Archer

Morgan Archer

Morgan Archer

Class of Boat: Topper 

Helm/Crew: Helm

Nickname (and why?): Not yet... 

Why did you start sailing and where?: Because my Dad sailed at Blue Circle Sailing Club near Rochester, Kent.

Favourite UK or International sailing venue?: Weymouth

Best sailing achievement so far?: Winning my first National Series regatta

What's your next sailing goal?: To be Top 10 Topper ranked sailors in GBR and do well in 29er training for when I transition

First sailing coach/mentor?: Charlotte Bonella

World Sailing Rules - Most influential racing rule and why?: Port & Starboard because you use it all of the time. 

Funniest time on the water and where?: Weymouth in a Feva when we did a pitch pole during training in gusty conditions

Favourite VR Race Team kit and why?: Spray top because I wear it all the time

Top 3 Most Played iTunes tracks?: Elle King - Ex's & Oh's, Justin Timberlake - Just Can't Stop The Feeling, Adele - Send My Love (To Your New Lover)

Favourite energy food – Haribo/Chocolate/Bacon Sarnie/Banana/Other?: Chicken wrap with BBQ & Mayo sauce

Favourite sailing drink – Hot chocolate/Lucozade/Seawater/Mug of Tea/Other?: Lime cordial and water

What do you get up to when you aren’t out on the water?: Building and racing remote control land yachts, racing boats and drones

Highlight of the 2016 season?: Winning a GBR National Series event

What are you most looking forward to in 2016/7?: 5.3 National Championships & 29er Autumn Training