ROBERT DICKSON

  • Age ... 23
  • From ... Sutton, Dublin
  • Club ... Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin
  • Occupation ... Currently studying Sports Science and Health in DCU with a Sports scholarship
  • Sails ... 49er (men’s double-handed skiff)
  • Position ... Helm
  • Bio ... 
  • U23 49er World Championships 2018
  •   2018 Volvo Irish Sailor of the Year

 

  • When and where did you first try sailing ?

    When I was 6 in Lough Ree Yacht Club (Athlone, Co. Westmeath)

  • Do you remember the first race you won ?

    Not the first race but I remember the first regatta I won. It was a small club regatta in Lough Ree in 2007

  • When did you first represent Ireland ?

    When I was 11 at the UK Nationals in Largs

  • Who has been the biggest influence on your sailing career to date ?
    My Dad probably had the biggest impact since he used to travel around the country with me to all the oppy (Optimist) events and go out in the rib as a support boat

    Meet Annalise and Sean

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