Paralympic Sailor Takes Up New Role At Academy

Paralympic Sailor Takes Up New Role At Academy

Published at 8:36am 26th October 2012.

Gold Medallist Helena Lucas will join the board of Directors at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.

Weymouth and Portland's National Sailing Academy has added another top class sailor to their board of directors.

Paralympic Gold Medallist Helena Lucas is the latest member to join the expanding venue that hosted this summer's Olympics.

She'll now take on an advisory role looking at facilities and access.

Portlander Helena also revealed to Wessex FM that she's going to compete at the Olympics in Rio 2016.

Speaking to Wessex FM's Luke de Costa she said it was an easy decision to make after an incredible summer on the water.