HOMETOWN: WARMINSTER, WILTSHIRE
Rob joined The Offshore Academy at just 20 years of age old being the youngest sailor selected into the Academy.
Leaving school to pursue a career in professional sailing, Rob utilised the Academies training which equipped him to go on and compete in the Classe Figaro Circuit. Learning knowledge and skills to compete in the 2015 Las Solitaire du Figaro.
As a child, Rob was taught to sail by his Father and from there his passion for the sport began to grow, Rob then moved up into the British Keelboat Academy training and competing in the UK's Match Racing events. Rob was the youngest sailor to compete in the 2015 Class Figaro circuit and had his work cut out against the experience of the older fleet, but looked to follow in the footsteps of other Academy teammates.