16 year old Laura Erichsen has the potential to create a storm amongst the worlds sailing community. After being recognised by Russel Coutts in her first ever season, she is now being mentored by the hero himself.
With private coach Barry Makay at hand, Laura’s determination, hard work and dedicated support team focussing on Laura’s goals, this woman is ready to take on the 2017 Open Bic World Championship in Lake Garda, Italy.
“I feel freedom, calm and connected to the landscape. I feel like I am where I am meant to be when I am on the water.” Through commitment, perseverance and a natural talent sailing has offered Laura an extensive amount of opportunities. Resulting in a vast list of success both nationally and internationally.
Follow along on Laura’s blog as she shares the highs, the lows and the realities of her passion. Learn what the pursuit of being a World Champion sailing contender really feels like.