Not from a sailing family, Natasha had her first sail at the age of 9 and was hooked. 11 years later Natasha has gone from strength to strength, experiencing and overcoming many challenges along the way. It has had a life-changing effect on Natasha, shaping her life so much so she is now proud to be able to help others with similar needs via the Charity she has helped set up, MissIsle School of sip-puff sailing
You can read more about how Natasha got into sailing here.
Fairly early in Natasha’s sailing career she started looking for ways to challenge herself, to push her abilities, to see what she could achieve. Every year since 2012 has seen a new challenge. These challenges have also been a way for Natasha to give something back, by raising tens of thousands of pounds for charity. We’ve created a page for each challenge so you can read a bit more about each of them.
What better place to start her challenges than sailing round her home Island, off the south coast of the British mainland? Read more>>>
The next dream was to sail the English channel, crossing from Boulogne to Dover, across some of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. Read more>>>
At this point, Natasha decided that “just” sailing wasn’t enough to satisfy her sense of adventure, and set off to sail from Cowes to Swansea then climbing a mountain. Read more>>>
To fundraise for the newly established Miss Isle School, Natasha sailed to London, then took to her Hart walker to walk to the Bank of England. Read more>>>
This challenge was further from home than any so far, and even included negotiating locks! Natasha also conquered Cairngorm Mountain along the way. Read more>>>
In 2017 Natasha crossed the Irish sea to Belfast, then on to Dublin to climb Kippure. Read more>>>