AZAB Finished

Winners are grinders! First in class 3 on 2nd leg of AZAB. It’s been epic and certainly an adventure. Over the 2 legs we have battled through 5 Atlantic gales & big seas, fallen off massive waves so high we can’t believe the boat is still in one piece and the rig is...


Last couple of days of preparation before the start for AZAB on Saturday. Feel we are in good shape and pretty much there with all our jobs. Just the last few items of food to buy and a final look at the weather to confirm the plan for the race. The weather for...


Lovely couple of days in Mylor and brought back great memories of training prior to 2012. Really nice to catch up with the Firefly fleet and my crew from 470 Jen, her family and also Sally and Nigel Wakefield 😁 We spent a lovely evening drinking beer in the cockpit...


The adventure has started😁 Slowly cruising our way down to Falmouth ready for the start of AZAB. Testing kit and making sure everything works and enjoying some beautiful places.


Couple of stunning days in Salcombe!Moored off the Ferry Inn so Steve can enjoy a pint whilst admiring Shuna!😁 Salcombe so much quieter and peaceful out of season.


The adventure has started😁 Slowly cruising our way down to Falmouth ready for the start of AZAB. Testing kit and making sure everything works and enjoying some beautiful places.

RS Venture Connect in World Sailing’s Para Programme

RS Venture Connect in World Sailing’s Para Programme Recent months have seen remarkable progress for the RS Venture Connect. It began with adoption by World Sailing into its para sailing pogramme; continued by winning two top international marine industry awards and...

Bronze At The Rio Paralympic Games

  I have many mixed emotions when I look back at the week of racing in Rio. I got off to a great start and managed to wear the first place yellow bib for five out of the six days of racing.  I found myself going into the last race still wearing it, although only...


The Worlds in Medemblik was always going to be highly competitive, with all the top sailors going to Rio keen to test their Games kit and check in with the rest of the fleet. We had a variety of conditions from 20 knots on the first day to 6 knots on the second and...


I am so pleased to announce Sunsail's support for my final few months of preparation to the Paralympic Games in Rio.  I remember going on my first Sunsail holiday at the age of 9 and have had many fantastic holidays since, that I feel I have grown up with the company....


Another Podium finish at Princess Sofia regatta.  Couldn't quite keep up the track record from the previous two years, tougher competition but great racing.  To read about the regatta go to my blog

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Princess Sofia Regatta

  I have spent most of the last month in Palma! No complaints its a beautiful city with some amazing cycling in the mountains and of course great sailing conditions!   The first couple of weeks I spent training with Bjornar from Norway and Will from GB.  Once...

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Kate MacGregor’s View Training in Rio

From standing to sitting After the worlds in Argentina, I had a tough decision of where to go next with my sailing. Unfortunately, the battle with crew injuries continued. I had a fantastic time in Argentina with Steph, who did an amazing job considering I threw her...

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Miami World Cup

Its been a good start to 2016 winning Miami World Cup. It was a smaller fleet than usual closed off to Paralympic sailors only, which was a shame as we often see over 20 boats competing. However the racing was great in a variety of conditions! However it was not the...

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So far 2015 has been a good year! Winning Princess Sophia regatta in April and sealing selection for Rio 2016 was an amazing feeling, especially as I was the first British Athlete to be selected for either the Paralympics or Olympics. The press release on the Cutty...

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2.4mR World Championships 2015

It's been a busy period with lots of different projects going on so it was great to go out to Finland for the 2.4mR Worlds and go racing! Unfortunately Ian my coach could not be with me as he was in Rio coaching at the test event, but it did mean that Steve my husband...

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It’s always nice to be standing on the top step of the podium, and even more so after a tough tight regatta. I went out early to Palma at the beginning of March to train with the Norwegian 2.4mR sailor Bjornar Erikstad. Will Street from GB also joined in and we had a...

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