Jamie Harris

Jamie started sailing in his grandfather’s Wayfarer age 3 on the Deben and first went out alone in an Optimist age 7 at Bristol CYC. Having won the Cadet World Championships in 2016, he and his crew Harry Chatterton have transitioned successfully to the 420 Class and been selected to represent the country

Sailing achievements

Optimist Class
• Age 9 selected for RYA SW Optimist Zone Squad
• National Optimist Intermediate Squad 2012/13
• Selected for GBR Junior Optimist Teams (2012 – 2014) travelling to Ireland, Flanders, Naples and the French Optimist Nationals.
• 13th Braassemermeer Optimist Easter Regatta, Holland 2013
• Optimist National Junior Boy Champion, Largs 2013
• 2nd Irish Optimist Nationals Dublin 2013
• RYA Optimist National Squad 2014
• RYA SW Young Sailor of the year 2015

Cadet Class
• National RYA Cadet National Junior squad 2014/15
• GBR Worlds Team Cadet Dinghy Italy 2015
• Under 15 Cadet World Champion, Garda 2015 (crewed by my sister Bettine)
• Cadet National Champion, Torquay 2015
• Cadet Inlands Champion 2015
• Competed in Endeavour Trophy 2015
• Cadet Class National Squad 2015/16
• Won all 3 Cadet World Selectors (Peter Scott Trophy, Alf Simmons Trophy, Clemenson Nautilus Trophy)
• 1st in Cadet Selector Series final ranking
• Cadet National Champion, Weymouth 2016
• 7th in Endeavour Trophy 2016
• CADET WORLD CHAMPION December 2016 Buenos Aires Argentina (crew Antonia Wilkinson)

Laser Class
• RYA Laser 4.7 National Squad 2015/16
• Laser 4.7 RYA Summer Squad representing GBR for Laser 4.7 Worlds in Kiel Germany