Training through lockdown

Having started university last September I decided to take a bit of a step back from Laser sailing in order to broaden my sailing experience. Up until this point it had very much been focused on single handed sailing. Whilst at university I have been part of the sailing team taking part in the university […]


Jake moves up to men’s Olympic class

Since my last blog I have made the jump from sailing the Laser Radial (female Olympic class) to sailing the Laser Standard (men’s Olympic class), as I am now too old to compete as a youth in the Radial. The difference between the two classes is that the men’s class has a much larger sail. […]


Bowhay at World Sailing Youth Worlds!

Back in April after winning the RYA Laser Radial Youth Nationals I was selected as the boys Laser Radial representative for Great Britain at the World Sailing Youth Worlds, in Corpus Christi Texas. After finding this out I was keen to start my preparations as soon as possible, unfortunately I had to take a short […]


A Footie gift!

On the opening day of arguably the world’s largest sporting event, AMFA are teaming up with Southampton’s AND Guide, to offer you a free Footie gift.  Download your Footie poster now, to plan your matches!  And don’t miss the 60 Things You Never Knew article, but watch out there is a false one hidden, can […]


Jake Bowhay – RYA Youth National Champion

Over this winter I have been working harder than ever, out most weekends at my home club (Stokes Bay), interspersed with weekends away at Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy or Royal Lymington Yacht Club for coaching. I’ve also been working with ex-Youth Squad coach Ross Harvey to improve my racing skills – the hours spent […]