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 one...

2016 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS MEDEMBLIK

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...

SUNSAIL ON BOARD!

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....

BRONZE IN PALMA

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

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 again...

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...

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...

2015 UPDATE

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...

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...

GOLD PRINCESS SOFIA EUROCUP

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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2014 OPEN 2.4mR WORLDS TORONTO

  Toronto was quite a contrast to seemingly tranquil Halifax. A big city, with all the hustle and bustle. The yacht club was based in down town Toronto so the action was never far away. I had a couple of days to set the boat up and squeeze in a bit of sightseeing...

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Paralympic Champion Supports Youth Charity UKSA

  Paralympic gold medal winning sailor Helena Lucas has teamed up with youth charity UKSA to become one of their ambassadors. Helena made history claiming gold at London 2012, becoming the first ever female winner of the male dominated Paralympic class and Britain’s...

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SB20 HYERES GRAND SLAM

Just got back from my first event in the SB20 and loved every minute! Must admit when I arrived on the Wednesday with no idea how to rig the boat, did feel slightly out of my depth, but everyone was so helpful, that I had the boat rigged and in the water by the time...

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Lucas secures silver on 2.4mR return

Helena Lucas and Megan Pascoe made it a double celebration for Great Britain in Hyeres on Friday  (26 April), claiming both the silver and bronze medals in the 2.4mR Paralympic class on the penultimate day of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta. Lucas’s...

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or to discuss an ambassador role please contact me.

 

I'm based in Southampton

Email : helena@helenalucas.com

Phone : 07800 123456

 

 

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