I am working hard towards the 2016 Olympics in the NEW 49er FX women's skiff class. This exciting new boat is the women's version of the existing men's class that has been sailing in the Olympics since Sydney 2000. I will be sailing with Olympic Match race sailor Kate Macgregor.
I have spent the last three years Olympic sailing in the Women's Match Racing class. The pinnacle of this hard work was a World Championship win 2010/11.
Meanwhile, I have been supporting myself by coaching work and some offshore sailing in Oman.
I now plan to build on my experience of top level International sailing and use all the skills I have learnt in a new campaign towards Olympic gold in 2016.
“I have been fortunate enough to work and sail with Mary. We faced a project that pushed boundaries, took on challenges and demanded results. Mary displayed a passion for the sport and approached the project with professionalism. She is a natural role model not only to her peers but also to those new to the sport of sailing. She has an incredible drive to do her very best and inspires those around her to reach for the same level.” - Dee Caffari MBE