Will Ryan

Will Ryan

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Will Ryan

CLASS: 470: MEN'S 2 PERSON DINGHY
POSITION: CREW
OLYMPIC GAMES: 0
ISAF BIO: AUSWR2
Full Name:
Will Ryan
Date of Birth:
23/12/1988 (27)
Began Sailing:
Age 13
Hometown:
Coal Point (NSW)
Home Club:
Royal Queensland YS, CYCA
Institute / Academy:
QAS, AIS
Australian Sailing Team:
2012 - Present
Education:
B. Commerce (Accounting & Finance)

My sporting hero is

My Grandfather; and those that overcome adversity to win and/or are relentless in their search for success.

If I wasn't sailing,

I would be kitesurfing

On my day off,

I would go sailing, kitesurfing or cycling

Advice to young sailors

Enjoy what you do, it makes it easier!
  • What was the first boat you raced in?

    Sabot and Flying Ant

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

    Anything I can! 29ers, 18foot skiffs, Farr 40s,

  • When did you first represent Australia?

    420 Worlds 2006.

  • What has been your Career Highlight?

    2013 World Champion in 470, and 2013 Australian Institute of Sport Team of the Year

  • 470: MEN'S 2 PERSON DINGHY Technical Details
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    • Type Centreboard Boat
    • No. of Crew 2
    • Opt. Crew Weight 110-145kg
    • Designer André Cornu
    • Year Designed 1963
    • Beam Length 1.7m
    • Hull Length 4.7m
    • Mainsail Area 9.45 m2
    • Headsail Area 3.59 m2
    • Spinnaker Area 12.16 m2

    Top Sailing Results

    • 2015 470 Worlds Gold
    • 2016 470 Worlds Bronze
    • 2015 470 Worlds Gold
    • 2014 ISAF Worlds 470 Gold
    • 2013 470 Worlds Gold
    • 2015 Rio Test Event Gold
    • 2014 Rio Test Event Gold
    • 2015 2015 SWC Final Abu Dhabi Gold
    • 2014 2014 SWC Final Abu Dhabi Gold
    • 2015 ISAF WC Weymouth Silver
    • 2015 ISAF WC Hyères Silver
    • 2015 ISAF WC Miami Silver
    • 2014 ISAF WC Hyeres Gold
    • 2014 ISAF WC Palma Bronze
    • 2014 ISAF WC Miami Silver
    • 2013 ISAF WC Melbourne Gold
    • 2013 ISAF WC Hyeres Gold
    • 2013 ISAF WC Palma Gold
    • 2012 ISAF WC Melbourne Gold