The glamorous lifestyle of an Olympic campaigner is often described as “living the dream”, but if ever there were two people whose lives match up to that description it is British Olympic 49er pairing Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell.
As well as winning the 49er World Championship in 2017 and being
Justin Chisholm's guest on the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast is British Olympian and ocean race skipper, Ian Walker.
Walker has had a broad and illustrious career in professional sailing having won two Olympic silver medals – one as crew and one as helmsman – and having skippered Abu
Olympic sailing: Rio 2016 gold medallist Giles Scott will make his return to the Olympic circuit following a four-month hiatus as the World Cup Series heads to the Tokyo 2020 venue of Enoshima for the first time.
Scott will be among a 38-strong British Sailing Team contingent to take on the
Olympic sailing: Gillette World Sport takes a look at Britain's top 49er pairing Dylan Fletcher-Scott and Stuart Bithell as they they try to qualify for Tokyo 2020 and become the first British crew to win Olympic gold in the tricky high-performance twin-trapeze skiff.
Source: Gillette World Sport
The British Sailing Team has set its sights on winning kiteboarding Olympic medals at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris and has put a call out for aspiring female riders who believe they have what it takes to win gold – irrespective of whether they have kiteboarded before or not.
Teenage windsurfing sensation Emma Wilson converted world championships heartbreak into a European bronze– her first medal since breaking onto the Olympic circuit.
The 19-year-old from Christchurch, Dorset, bounced back from a fourth-place finish at the recent Sailing World Championships to scoop a podium spot at the 2018 RS:X European Championships in
Olympic sailing: Great Britain has become the first and only nation to win spots in all ten Olympic sailing classes for Tokyo 2020 following strong performances at the 2018 Sailing World Championships.
The regatta in Aarhus, Denmark, was the first opportunity for nations to book their places at the upcoming Olympic