AboutSam

This is the home of Sam Goodchild Racing, for following Sam's sailing adventures. Sam is a young British sailor from Falmouth in Cornwall pushing to make it into the world of short-handed offshore racing. After 4 years with the Figaro circuit, kickstarted by Artemis Offshore Academy, Sam is continuing to build his experience on the road to his ultimate goal - the Vendee Globe. Alongside the Figaro Sam has also been sailing in a variety of boats including Class 40s, Imoca 60s and the VO65 'Mapfre' in their preparation for the 2014 - 2015 Volvo Ocean Race.

Follow Sam via his frequent updates on the blog page as well as on Twitter and Facebook. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

At only 24 years old, Sam Goodchild is not shying away from his bold ambition to compete in the race that made Ellen MacArthur a household name. Sam is a promising British rising star in the shorthanded offshore racing world. "Promising has a meaning... and as far as I am concerned it means I have to deliver. If anything it motivates me to work even harder and to prove that the people who see potential in me are right."

Sam is currently looking for partners to work with Sam Goodchild Racing in shorthanded offshore racing. If you are interested in working with Sam to forge a successful partnership a detailed information document is available to download here and you can contact Sam directly to discuss sponsorship opportunities.