Jason Waterhouse

Jason Waterhouse

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Jason Waterhouse

CLASS: NACRA 17: MIXED MULTIHULL
POSITION: Helm
OLYMPIC GAMES: 1
ISAF BIO: AUSJW14
Full Name:
Jason Waterhouse (Jas)
Date of Birth:
08/11/1991 (26)
Began Sailing:
Age 4
Hometown:
Newport, NSW
Home Club:
Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club
Institute / Academy:
Australian Institute of Sport
Australian Sailing Team:
2013 - Present


My Sporting hero is

David Pocock

Personal Mantra

Everything is a test!

On my day off

I go surfing.

Superstitions / Ritual

Don't shave during a regatta.

Advice to young sailors

Training creates confidence, confidence creates good decisions, good decisions win races, winning races wins regattas!

Personal Achievments

Have spent 4 years of my life sailing the world’s oceans and seas exploring the most remote parts of our planet
  • What was the first boat you raced in?

    Hobie 16

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

    Manly Junior, Flying 11, Hobie 16, Formula 16, Formula 18, A-class Exploder, GC32, AC45, 18ft Skiff

  • When did you first represent Australia?

    ISAF Youth World Championships 2006, Weymouth England

  • What has been your Career Highlight?

    Winning an Olympic Silver medal.

  • NACRA 17: MIXED MULTIHULL Technical Details
    • Type Multihull
    • No. of Crew 2
    • Opt. Crew Weight 120-140g
    • Designer Morrelli & Melvin
    • Year Designed 2011
    • Beam Length 2.59m
    • Hull Length 5.25m
    • Mainsail Area 14.45 m2
    • Headsail Area 4.0 m2
    • Spinnaker Area 18.5 m2

    Top Sailing Results

    • 2017 Nacra 17 World Championship 11th
    • 2017 World Championship Test Event 5th
    • 2016 World Cup Final 1st
    • 2016 Rio Olympic Games Silver
    • 2016 World Championship 5th
    • 2015 World Championship 2nd