William is currently in Year 6 and was awarded Third Boy at the RS Tera World Championships in France last month.

He was one of the youngest competitors in this sailing competition of 104 top junior sailors from seven nations. He also won the Royal Torbay Regatta last weekend in his RS Tera named Free Will!

Some of William’s notable sporting achievements to date:

National Champion Swimming 50 Freestyle, Independent schools swimming National Championships 2012 Olympic Pool Stratford
2016 Silver Medal 50m Relay Independent schools swimming National Championships 2012 Olympic Pool Stratford
2016 Torquay Leander Swimming Club

2017 3rd Boy, World Championships Carnac France
2017 South West Champion RS Tera Class Weymouth (WPNSA)
2017 4th National Start of Season Championships Northampton SC
2017 First place, Torbay Royal Regatta 2017
2017 “One to Watch” Regional sports person Herald Express (Local Paper)
2016 First place, Torbay Royal Regatta
2016 4th National End of Season Championships Draycote Water SC
2015 Youngest sailor to gain entry into GBR National RS Tera Squad ever

2016 Geopark triathlon 2nd place out of 42 Competitors in age group

2015 1st Independent schools’ South West Championships
2013-2016 Torquay Athletic Rugby Club – 2016 Undefeated Champions (Players’ Player)

2017 Silver Medal Relay, SW Schools Championship, Mount Kelly
2016 1st Independent Schools SW Championship 600m
2016 5th (280 Competitors) Torbay junior 1 Mile
2016 2nd Independent Schools Cross Country SW
2015 Totnes 1 Mile 2nd Under 10 (age 9) 150 Competitors
2015 1st SW Inter School Aquathon

Ms Rachel Elliott, Registrar & Marketing Manager of St Peter’s Preparatory School, comments: “We wish William the best of luck in his next sailing competition which is the RS Tera National Championships at the 2012 Olympic Sailing venue at Weymouth and many congratulations on his successes so far.”


See also: EmmaWill