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....


  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...

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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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Paralympic Champion Lucas ready for racing comeback

Helena Lucas returns to 2.4mR racing for the first time since 2012 triumph. Paralympic champion Helena Lucas will be putting a ‘whirlwind’ seven months behind her when she steps back into 2.4mR action for the first time since winning 2012 gold at next week’s ISAF...

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Helena to compete at Open World Championships

Helena to compete at Open World Championships

London 2012 Paralympic champion Helena Lucas has confirmed she will compete at the 2013 International 2.4 Metre class Open World Championships in Poole this September. Lucas, 37, made history claiming gold at Weymouth and Portland last summer, becoming the first ever...

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Helena humbled to receive MBE

Paralympic sailing gold medallist Helena Lucas admitted to being ‘humbled and honoured’ on receiving her MBE at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday (12 March). The Redhill-born sailor was crowned London 2012 champion in the 2.4mR class at Weymouth and Portland last...

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Helena nominated for ISAF World Sailor of the year

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and Rolex announced the Nominees for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2012 today which includes Team Volvo sailors Ben Ainslie and Helena Lucas and RYA Volvo Team GBR's Saskia Sills. ISAF received nominations...

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