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Hannah Snellgrove - Women's dinghy


Hannah posing for picture while sailing in sailing dinghy, she is making a peace sign with her fingers


 Women's dinghy (ILCA 6) 

Place of birth


Home town 

Lymington, Hants

Home sailing club 

Lymington Town Sailing Club 




Age you started sailing


Year you joined the British Sailing Team

2011-2014, then 2018-present

Any major achievements in your sailing career?

3 x ILCA 6 National Champion, Palma 2022 World Cup silver, 9th Paris 2024 Olympic Test Event, and 11th 2023 World Championships.

Do you have any academic qualifications?

Natural Sciences Degree (Geological Sciences) from Cambridge University.  

Who’s your sailing hero? 

Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson - for their incredible performances on the water but also for being so supportive to young sailors off the water.

What are your passions outside of sailing?

Any outdoor sports, especially those involving water, and playing music.

Any other interesting or little-known info?

I write folk music and perform at the occasional festival.