Will Street

  • RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta Rutland, 20-22 July

    12 boats entered this regatta which was just one day and consisted of four races in a nice 12 to 15 knots of wind. I had good speed and won the first race. In the second race I had a big lead but, approaching the leeward mark an Access Dinghy appeared from under my jib. I think it rounded the mark and tacked straight into me. I could not avoid making contact with the Access dinghy with my jib pole, which bent. I could not get the jib in properly and retired from the race. We did not have time to fit another pole and so we removed the broken one and I had to sail the last two races without one. In the next race I lead for one lap but couldn’t hold off the boats downwind and finished 5th. In the final race I got a bad start and rounded the first mark 5th. I gained one place before the finish. Although I finished 5th overall (2nd Paralympic) I think I sailed well and had good speed which was pleasing. I must keep up my concentration and observation at all times!


2.4mR Sailor

Will Profile 2.4crop



At the age of twelve, I was diagnosed with Freidriechs Ataxia, a degenerative genetic disorder which affects my nerves and muscle co-ordination. I have chosen not to research my condition as I would rather live for today and focus on the life I lead rather than dwell on what might be.

My passion is sailing and my aim is to win the World Championships and when sailing regains its Paralympic status, a Gold Medal.

A Paralympic sailing campaign is expensive and can only be sucessful with help and support from others. I am extremely grateful to those who are helping me so please check out 'Sponsors & Links'. If you think you can offer help or support to my campaign then please contact me or kindly make a donation through the link below.

Please follow my progress through regular updates on this page and more frequent posts on Facebook and Twitter (links below).


I would like to sincerely thank my sponsors without whose help I would not have the possibility to achieve the level of success that I aspire to.

If your company would like to provide sponsorship or products/services at discounted rates then please contact me.


Products or Services


If you would like to help me and make a financial contribution towards my campaign costs then please follow this link. Thank you very much.

NB If payment is made through a PayPal account then no fees are applied. Fees of 3.4% + £0.20 are applied to credit and debit card payments


These are the next events that I will be competing in. In the meantime I will be training at WPNSA at Portland.

Para World Sailing Championships Sheboygan USA, 16-22 September

You are viewing the text version of this site.

To view the full version please install the Adobe Flash Player and ensure your web browser has JavaScript enabled.

Need help? check the requirements page.

Get Flash Player