David Gilmour

David Gilmour

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David Gilmour

CLASS: 49er: MEN'S 2 PERSON SKIFF
POSITION: Skipper
OLYMPIC GAMES:
ISAF BIO: AUSDG7
Full Name:
David Gilmour
Date of Birth:
07/05/1991 (26)
Began Sailing:
Age 7
Hometown:
Perth
Home Club:
Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club
Institute / Academy:
Western Australian Institute of Sport
Australian Sailing Team:
Since 2014
Education:
Bachelor of Commerce


My Sporting Hero is

Muhammad Ali

If I wasn't sailing, I would....

be running my own business

On my day off, I...

do anything to stop me from getting bored.

My Hobbies are

Kitesurfing, Squash
  • What was the first boat you raced in?

    Optimist

  • What other boat classes have you sailed during your career?

    Flying Ant, 420, Team Racing, Match Racing

  • When did you first represent Australia?

    2009 ISAF Youth Worlds 2009

  • What has been your Career Highlight?

    winning at Kiel Week in 2017

  • Personal Achievements:

    2x ISAF Gold Medals & 7th 2012 ISAF Worlds

  • Advice to young sailors?

    Stick at it!

  • Flowrida #abudhabi #boogey #wavepool
    Video: Diving practice in Bermuda @tippyrat @edpowys
    Cruising in Santander
    Yava trophy #survivedrussia #tg #stoig
    Stockholm stopover #rockbottom #swedisharchipelago #islandlife
    Walter #rigup #kiting #perth
    49er: MEN'S 2 PERSON SKIFF Technical Details
    • Type Centreboard Boat
    • No. of Crew 2
    • Opt. Crew Weight 145-165kg
    • Designer Julian Bethwaite
    • Year Designed 1995
    • Beam Length 2.9m
    • Hull Length 4.99m
    • Mainsail Area 16.1 m2
    • Headsail Area 5.1 m2
    • Spinnaker Area 38 m2

    Top Sailing Results

    • 2017 49er World Championship 14th
    • 2017 World Championship Test Event 3rd
    • 2017 Kiel Week 1st
    • 2016 World Cup Final 4th
    • 2016 European Championships 20th
    • 2016 49er World Championships 13th