AN EVENT REALIZED BY Media AccessShopReplay- Grand Final
  • English

Leslie Egnot

SSL Team NEW ZEALAND
GOLD CUP SSL RK SSL RK
Status
C
Skipper
Crew
HEIGHT WEIGHT AGE
175 62 61

Leslie Egnot

SSL Team NEW ZEALAND
GOLD CUP SSL RK SSL RK
Status
C
Skipper
Crew
HEIGHT WEIGHT AGE
175 62 61

BIO


Leslie Egnot started sailing in Christchurch New Zealand and had an impact on sailing at a young age. She was the first female to win New Zealands prestigeous Tauranga Cup, sailed in the class unique to NZ - the P Class. At the time, it was the most competitive junior fleet in the country. Egnot progressed to the 470 class where she won a Silver medal sailing with Jan Shearer at the 1992 Olympic Games and has competed in two Americas' Cups. She is the first women to have skippered / helmed an Americas Cup yacht. She has worked for Yachting New Zealand in a variety of roles including high performance coach, logistics manager, an Olympic selector and a member of the Olympic Committee.  

Best Results


RANK EVENT CITY, COUNTRY CLASS DATE
2 Pre Olympics , KOR 1987
2 World Championship , JPN 470 1989
2 Olympic Games Barcelona, ESP 470 1992
1 America's Cup San Diego, USA Skipper 1995

Note

* C = SELECTION CONFIRMED TBC = SELECTION TO BE CONFIRMED