Matilda Nicholls

Team Rider - Matilda Nicholls




Laser Radial


Matilda had a flying start to 2018 winning the U19 RYA Youth Championships. She was selected as the British Women’s Laser Radial sailor at World Sailing's Youth World Championships in Corpus Christi, Texas this summer, where she finished 5th overall. She came back to Europe and won the Silver Medal in the Laser Radial Youth World Championships. Matilda is the leading Youth Radial Girl in the UKLA’s important timetable.

2019 Results

RYA Youth National Champion - Women's Laser Radial

1st Under 21 Women's Radial (4th woman overall) - UKLA World Championship Qualifier Series

2018 Results

Silver Medallist, Laser Radial Youth World Championships

1st Under 19 Women's Radial - UKLA World Championship Qualifier Series

U19 RYA Youth Champion – Largs, Scotland 

Bronze medallist, Palamos Olympic Classes Christmas Regatta


Selected to represent GB at the World Sailing Youth World Championships

TASS Awards Finalist - 'Most Potential'

RYA South Region Champion

YJA Young Sailor of the Year – Runner Up

Winchester Junior Sportswoman of the Year

2017 Results

Women’s Radial U17 World Champion –  Medemblik, Netherlands: 10th Overall

Women’s Laser 4.7 World Championships – Nieuwpoort, Belgium: 6th Overall

Women’s Radial U19 British National Champion – South Caernarvonshire, Wales

Women’s Radial RYA Youth Championships – Hayling Island, UK: 4th Overall

RYA Youth Squad Trials – Largs, Scotland: 1st Girl

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