Name: Hattie Rogers
Current Age: 18
Current Class: 29er
Current Sail Number: GBR 2203
Home Club: Royal Lymington Yacht Club
Other Interests: Hockey, in fact most Sports, Art and Photography
Grants Awarded: SportsAid and HTAS
2015: Selected as reserve ISAF Worlds Ladies Team
2016: Selected for British Youth EUROSAFS Team 2016
2016: Worlds Championships- 10th U19 Ladies Team
2016: EUROSAFS Championships- BRONZE MEDAL
2016: Summer GBR National Youth Squad
2016: Selection for P3 (Podium Potential Pathway)
2016: British Youth EUROSAFS Team Nominee for the Yachts and Yachting awards-'Team of the Year'
2016: Personally awarded 'Backing The Best' SportsAid and Sport England Awards
2017: GBR EUROSAFS Team awarded 'Achievement of
2017: Ladies Winter Champions
2017: Youth Ladies US National Champions
2017: Youth Ladies at Open Worlds- BRONZE MEDAL
2017: Selected for World Sailing Youth Worlds 29er Ladies British Team
GBR National Squad - 4th consecutive year
GBR Optimist Team - multiple occasions
2012: British Junior Ladies National Champion
2013: British Senior Ladies National Champion
2013: Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup - 1st Girl / 5th overall
2013/14: Welsh Optimist National Championships- 1st Girl / 2nd and 5th overall
2013/14: Hayling Island Optimist Open- 1st Girl / 1st Overall
2015: Selected for European Championships
At the age of 5, I started scow sailing with my Dad which was mostly made up of expeditions along the Lymington River to the town quay to buy ice creams! I also started to take the helm of the family Contessa 26 (Rosina of Beaulieau) with my Dad and Grandpa Rogers.
My first sailing commitment was to the Royal Lymington's Wednesday Junior Sailing which I raced down to after school (or rather my Mum did). I was also a member of The Salterns Sailing Club. These both lead me to the Optimist dinghy and my first ever event, Lymington Youth Week in 2008. I have been in Oppies ever since and at the end of July 2015, I stepped up into 29ers skiff, the feeder dinghy into the Women's Olympic 49er fx class. So far it has been an amazing journey with the foundations for my love of sailing now firmly set.
The aim of my blog is to provide you with an opportunity for you to pick up on my sailing story and gain an insight into my passion for competitive sailing. There is also a serious side to my blog which involves raising funds, as I have not choosen the cheapest of sports.
I sincerley hope you enjoy following my sailing story.
EUROSAF Podium - Bronze Medal
Winning the HISC Open
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