Sir Ben Ainslie is the most successful Olympic sailor of all time. At his first ever Olympic Games, aged 19, he won an Olympic silver medal and went on to establish himself as the world’s best by winning consecutive gold medals at the next four Olympic Games. more
Meet the team
The Foundation is governed by our Trustees who give their time on a purely voluntary basis.
However, our team also includes both volunteers and full-time employees who are committed to helping achieve the aim of improving the lives of young people through sailing. That team is further supported by our amazing Ambassadors (pictured above), Sailing Centre instructors and Foundation volunteers, without whom none of this would be possible.
Iain Percy OBE, a double Olympic and multiple world champion, is one of the most talented and successful sailors in the world. Iain has a remarkable Olympic pedigree, winning gold in the Finn class at the Sydney Olympics; before teaming up with lifelong friend Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson more
Liesl is a 2 X Paralympic Gold Medalist in the Skud 18 class and sails alongside Daniel Fitzgibbon. She also competed in her national wheelchair basketball team at five Paralympics, winning three medals, and was the first woman to play the sport professionally.
Alexandra Rickham (helm) and her crew Niki Birrell have won London 2012 Paralympic Bronze and 4 consecutive SKUD-18 world titles.
Bryony claimed an Olympic Bronze Medall in Beijing 2008. She is also a 2x European Champion & 2x World Cup Grand Final Champion
Nick is a triple Olympic windsurfing medallist. Bronze from Athens 2004 and a Silver from London 2012 and Rio 2016. He is also a 2 x World Champion.
Lucy and Kate Macgregor
Sisters Lucy and Kate have raced and won several international medals together in the previous Match Racing class.
Luke is an Olympic Silver medallist in the 470 class from London 2012. He is currently campaigning to represent Team GB in Rio 2016
Stuart won an Olympic silver medal with Luke in the 470 during London 2012. He is currently campaigning to represent Team GB in the 49 er class with John Pink at Rio 2016
Hannah Mills MBE
Hannah Mills is an Olympic gold (Rio 2016) and silver (London 2012) medallist as well being awarded as the female Rolex World Sailor of the year in 2016 alongside crew, Saskia Clark. Hannah is currently looking ahead to Tokyo 2020 and hoping to represent Team GB once again.
Saskia Clark MBE
Saskia Clark sailed alongside Hannah Mills in the 470 class. Together the pair achieved Olympic gold (Rio 2016) and silver (London 2012) medals as well being awarded as the female Rolex World Sailor of the year in 2016.
Lisa Darmanin is an Australian competitive sailor. She won an Olympic Silver medal in the mixed Nacra 17 at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro alongside her Cousin Jason Waterhouse.
Paul Goodison MBE
Paul won a Gold Medal during the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008. He has since moved across into sailing foiling boats and has joined Artemis Racing ahead of the 35th America's Cup.
Nathan won an Olympic Gold Medal in the 470 in Beijing 2008. He has now taken on a coaching role within the Australian Sailing Team
Joel is an Australian 49er sailor hoping to represent Australia during the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo
Katie is the Match Racing Skipper for Team Leagues Racing. Katie also Skippered 33 South Racing in the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series in Sydney Australia
Tom won an Olympic Gold Medal sailing the Laser at London 2012. He was also part of Oracle Team USA's incredible comeback during the 34th America's Cup where they went on to win.
Luke is a Volvo Ocean Race winner with Team Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing in 2015 and an America's Cup sailor with Artemis Racing
Nathan is an Olympic gold & silver medallist in the 49er class alongside teammate Iain Jensen. Shortly after his Olympic success at London 2012 he joined Artemis Racing as helmsman for the 34th America’s Cup, aged just 27. He is currently focussing his efforts on the 35th America's Cup which takes place in May & June 2017.
Haylee is a member of the Australian sailing team and currently sails the 49er FX with Nina Curtis.
Iain is an Olympic gold & silver medallist sailing in the 49er class with Nathan Outteridge. He is currently focussing his efforts on the 35th America's Cup where he sails with Swedish Team, Artemis Racing
As well as sailing onboard Team SCA during the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race, Stacey has sailed in 10 Sydney Hobart Yacht races, TP52 regattas, Mumm 30 World Championships and one Fastnet.
Australian Sailing Team 49er sailor