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James Peters - Men’s skiff


James peter competing with his partner during a sailing competition

Class and role

Men’s skiff (49er), Helm

Sailing partner

Fynn Sterritt

Place of birth 

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Home town 

Hayling Island, Hants

Home sailing club 

Hayling Island Sailing Club




Age you started sailing


Year you joined the British Sailing Team


Any major achievements in your sailing career?

Youth World Championships gold (29er), Junior World Championships gold (49er), World Championships silver (49er), 2*Europeans Silver (49er), 49er World rank #1 2018/19.

Do you have any academic qualifications?

BSc in Physics. 

What are your passions outside of sailing? 

Music, public speaking and friends.