Sam Goodchild

Sam first sailed with Team Concise back in 2009 and then joined Ned for 2 Transat Jacques Vabre campaign’s in 2011 and 2013. Alongside sailing with Concise he has spent the majority of his time of the last 5 Years racing and training in the Figaro Class before moving up to bigger boats in 2014 in the form of Team Mapfre for the Volvo Ocean Race and Maserati Sailing Team for a Transatlantic Record attempt.

Personal Info

DoB: 19/11/89

Born: Bristol

Currently living: Lorient, france

Weight: 90kg

Height: 187cm

Q + A

First sailing experience?

Living on a boat aged 4 weeks.

When did you know you wanted sailing to be a career?

When I found out it was possible.

What has sailing taught you?

Its my life – its taught me almost everything I know.

How do you spend your time when not sailing?

Normally sailing or kiteboarding or swimming or sailing – something on water.

Who has inspired you the most?

Michel Desjoyeax.

Favourite position on board?

I like a mix.