Sailing

Chloe selected for British Youth Sailing Team

June 1, 2017

Sixth Form student, Chloe Collenette, has been selected for the British Youth Sailing Team. Having been sailing for 5 years, she has recently had some great achievements, including coming 3rd in the Miami Orange Bowl USA Youth Olympic Regatta, 2nd at the RYA Nationals in the laser 4.7 and 2nd in the Nacra 15 at the RYA Youth Nationals in Hayling Island over the half...

Sailing success for 5th Year Charlie

May 4, 2017

Fifth Year student, Charlie, was busy competing in the RYA Youth Nationals at Hayling Island during the Easter...

Olympic Sailor inspires Sports Scholars

December 7, 2016

On Monday, our sport scholars were treated to a visit from Olympic Sailor Sophie...

Truro School’s Windsurfing Success

September 13, 2016

Rufus Crowned South West Sailing Champion

July 5, 2016

Congratulations go to 3rd Year pupil Rufus who won the IOCA Optimist Class South West Sailing Championships at Chew Valley last...

Impressive Show from Truro School Sailors at Major Qualifiers

February 10, 2016

Both Chloe (Lower Sixth) and Charlie (4th Year) recently attended two European and World Qualifiers for the Laser 4.7 category. Over 40 of the best Laser 4.7 sailors in the UK entered in an attempt to qualify for the major championships which will take place this...

Windsurfing – Inlands and North Sea Cup Report

June 5, 2015

It has been a busy half term for our talented windsurfers here at Truro School. Inlands Round One Round one of the Inlands was held on May 23-24 hosted at Whitwell on Rutland Water, a long five hour drive from Cornwall. Two windsurfers from Truro school attended, Lachlan Ross from the Second year and Finn...

Finn Windsurfs to Bronze in the Netherlands

May 14, 2015

During April, first year student Finn competed in his first International Windsurfing Event for 2015. This event was the beginning round of the North Sea Cup and was hosted in the Netherlands. Finn finished the event in a very respectable 3rd in the under 15’s and 11th in the Open championship under 19’s.   The...

Robin Elsey: Award Winning Young Cornish Yachtsman

November 25, 2014

A young Cornish yachtsman and Truro School Former Pupil was among the major prize winners at the recent Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Annual Prize giving in London.   Robin Elsey, 22, from Perranarworthal, together with crew member Will Harris from Surrey, successfully campaigned the Figaro, Artemis 43, during 2014.  Both these young sailors are members...

Feva Frenzy at Siblyback Lake

November 12, 2014

A selection of Truro School sailors recently took part in the  South West Feva Team Challenge at Siblyback Lake in Bodmin. The challenge involved all the Feva Squad Teams in the South West.  Charlie Ellse (2nd Year), Ollie Holmes (3rd year), Amy Boyle (1st Year) and Max Fisher (Prep School Year 6) represented the St...

Truro School at the RYA Zone Championships

October 20, 2014

Students from Truro School recently attended the RYA Zone Championships.   The Zone Championships are an RYA event held within each of the GB regions to select the most promising young sailors in a variety of junior classes. Our competitors were competing in the Bic Techno windsurfer class and Laser 4.7 class. The successful competitors...

Rufus at the Volvo Gill Optimist End of Season Championship

October 17, 2014

Last week, Rufus Martin from the 2nd Year competed at the Volvo Gill Optimist End of Seasons Championship at Rutland.   The event is the last national ranking event of the season, with over 300 optimist sailors attending – but this was the first time that Rufus had raced in the Main Fleet of a...

Rufus Triumphs at Zone Championships

September 30, 2014

On the weekend of 27-28 September, Rufus Martin from the 2nd Year competed amongst 77 Olympic hopefuls at the RYA South West Zone Championship held at Paignton Sailing Club, winning his class on his debut appearance.   Rufus, who sails at Restronguet Sailing Club, was competing in the Optimist class and won three out of...

Finn at the Windsurfing Championships

September 23, 2014

On Friday 12 September, Finn Hawkins from the 1st Year travelled to Rutland Water for the Champions Cup & Windsurfing National Championships.   Finn is a Member of the 2013/14 RYA Windsurfing Zone squad and has been competing in the UKWA events working towards selection for the National Junior Squad 2014/15. It was a hugely successful...

Junior Race Week

September 22, 2014

At the beginning of August, St Mawes sailing club held its annual Junior Race week. The event attracts young sailors from across the country and this year 92 young sailors in 60 boats took part in the five days of racing. There were two races held every morning for each of the five fleets.  ...

Junior Sailing Team Report

June 17, 2014

My first sailing race for Truro School was against Plymouth College and Millfield. It went really well. We turned up at break and we were ready to go with the perfect team spirit. We worked out it would be best for me to sail with will Orchard from 2nd year and that was so fun....

In Video: Sir Ben Ainslie’s Return

February 14, 2014

Back in October 2013, Truro School welcomed former pupil and Olympic sailor, Ben Ainslie, to officially open our brand new Sports Centre. Staff and pupils from both schools joined together to hear about the sport that has become synonymous with his name:   “Sailing brings with it a sense of freedom that you just can’t...

Sir Ben: “It is a privilege to have returned”

October 25, 2013

On Wednesday 23 October, we welcomed back a familiar face to help open an incredibly exciting chapter in the school’s life. Sir Ben Ainslie: Olympic champion, global sporting icon, and once pupil of Truro School, officially opened our new Sports Centre.   Arriving on a chilly sunny morning, Sir Ben – or Ben, to his...