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Cam McGlashan

Date of Birth:
Competition Class(es):
Nacra 15 Crew
Cam McGlashan Profile 2022

Top three sailing accomplishments:

  • 2021 Harken National Secondary Schools Keelboat Champion
  • 2020 NZL Sailing Foundation Youth Team selection
  • 2020 NZ 420 Nationals - 1st under 17

Q & A with Cam

How did you get into sailing?
I got into sailing since it was what my dad and his brothers grew up doing, kind of just runs in the family.

What is your favourite thing to eat after a long day on the water?
A butter chicken pie.

Where is your favourite place to sail?
Murrays bay, the local.

What is your favourite thing to do when not sailing?
Go foiling, hangout with mates and pkay hockey.

Who are your role models?
Blair tuke and my dad.

What is the best thing about sailing your youth class boat?
It's fast.

What do you hope to achieve in sailing in the next 12 months?
Firstly enjoy it, but do as well as I can at the youth worlds.

How will you prepare for the Youth Sailing World Championships and which regattas will you be attending in the lead-up?
Just training as hard as we can back home.

What are your sailing career goals?
Go to the Olympic Games.

What was the proudest moment of your sailing to date, and tell us how you felt?
Winning the 2020 youth trials, just the best buzz ever, stoked!


Teammate: Helena Sanderson

World Sailing Sailor Profile

Helena Sanderson and Cam McGlashan