Where were you born?

New Zealand

What's your favourite quote? 

"As you sail through life, don't avoid rough waters, sail on because a smooth sea never made a skillful sailor" English Proverb

What's your favourite sailing moment?

Sailing out of Sydney Heads at the start of every Sydney Hobart Race. The buzz from the spectators dies down and the whole race is left to play for.

What's the first boat you ever sailed?

The family's Sabot dinghy, before moving into the Optimist.

What's the biggest lesson sailing has taught you?

Sailing teaches us how to be self sufficient. When you're at sea, and something goes wrong, there is no one to come to your aid. You must solve the problem or perish. You may be surprised at what you can accomplish.