James Jackson


I am in competition with no one . I have no desire to play the game of being better than anyone I am simply trying to be better than the person I was yesterday. Life doesn't get easier you just stronger

Personal Details

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Hero / Most Admired Athlete:

Lydia Lassila

Date of birth:

18 June 2004

Sporting Details

Event(s) / Discipline:

Mixed - 470

Home Club:

Mornington Yacht Club


Carrie Smith

World Championships History:

2022, Sailing Champions League 2022 – World Club V Club Final Travemünde, 32nd

2019, 420 World Championships, 36th

Sporting Highlights:

2024, 470 National Championships, 3rd 

2023, 420 Open National Champion

2022, Winner of Sailing Champions League Asia Pacific Final

2021, Australian Sailing Youth Sailor of the Year

2021, 420 Youth & Open National Champion

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