Peter Shuttleworth

Peter Shuttleworth

Peter Shuttleworth

Class of Boat: Phantom

Helm/Crew: Helm

Nickname (and why?):  No one yet but think I will have one very soon..

Why did you start sailing and where?: I started sailing with the Scouts at Broxbourne Sailing Club

Favourite UK or International sailing venue?: Grafham

Best sailing achievement so far?: Finishing 13th in my first Phantom Nationals having owned a Phantom for only four weeks 

What's your next sailing goal?: To do better in the 2016 Nationals 

First sailing coach/mentor?: Simon Williams

World Sailing Rules - Most influential racing rule and why?: Rules?? What rules??

Funniest time on the water and where?: 1st race in a Phantom, I was leading the majority of the race, I had to short tack to cross the line and turtled....1st win became 1st DNF!

Favourite VR Race Team kit and why?: My VR Race Team T-Shirt - my brother doesn't have one!

Top 3 Most Played iTunes tracks?: Gecko (Overdrive) - Oliver Heldens, Roses Are Red - Mac Band, Rum & Redbull - Beanie Man

Favourite energy food – Haribo/Chocolate/Bacon Sarnie/Banana/Other?: Red Bull

Favourite sailing drink – Hot chocolate/Lucozade/Seawater/Mug of Tea/Other?: Red Bull

What do you get up to when you aren’t out on the water?: Working in the UK or Chicago or in the gym

Highlight of the 2016 season?: 

What are you most looking forward to in 2016/7?: Doing the Phantom Grand Prix circuit and Nationals