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GBR sailors ready for the Cadet World Championship

by Ellie Davies 8 Jul 14:52 BST 3-10 August 2024
GBR squad for the 2024 Cadet Worlds © Corine Whitehouse

Fourteen teams have been selected for the GBR squad for this year's Cadet World Championships being held in Plymouth from 3 to 10 August.

The event will see teams of young people aged from seven to seventeen, competing over a full week of exciting sailing to be crowned world champion.

The teams faced tough competition across two selector weekends to gain the coveted team selection place for this year's home competition.

The following boats and crew make up the 2024 GBR squad:

10012Joint Effort Alex Enkle and Jude Baldock
9994May Contain Nuts Tom Shepherd and Annabel Shepherd
9028She Who Dares Sam Nee and Isabelle Davies
10127Morwenna Monty Hampton and Wilf Kingsnorth
9985Twocan Gwen Thorogood and Primrose Denny‑Pickess
9982Racing Stripes Rhona Enkle and Sophie Ringland
10076Aurora Amelie Whitehouse and Maddy Sherwood
9367BluefinNed Fairhurst and Sam English
8533Teen SpiritGeorge Little and Charlie Jones
10121Hurricane Dylan McArdle and Lewis Walker
10128HypersonicGeorge Cox‑Olliff and George Letts
10032 Boombastic Hettie Thorogood and Clementine Denny‑Pickess
9984MatadorTom Kraling and Ella Edwards
10001Pushing ItKemmel Thorogood and Georgina Loader

The GBR teams will be competing against Cadets from as far as Australia and Argentina, along with European teams from Germany, Belgium, Poland, The Netherlands, Ukraine and the Czech Republic.

An impressive 200 sailors are expected to be enjoying the racing in Plymouth Sound, the home of sailing in the UK, across the main and promotional fleets.

Excitement is building for the championship with three new headline sponsors joining the event and recognising the importance of supporting youth sailing. Huge thanks go to all our fantastic sponsors who are ensuring this will be a World Championships to remember.

  • Headline sponsor - Associated British Ports
  • Gold sponsor - Zhik
  • Gold Sponsor - MINERVA'S Virtual Academy
You can follow all the action in Plymouth this summer on our socials @gbrcadets on Instagram or Facebook.

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