Sailing & Rowing
Britain has a rich tradition of producing some of the best sailors and rowers to ever grace the waves. From Olympic medal winning team rowers, to solo non-stop yachtswomen, Prime Performers offers a host of sailing and rowing legends that can light up your event.
These sportsmen and sportswomen are some of the most committed individuals to walk the earth; putting in years of training and making many personal sacrifices to ensure that their name goes down in the sailing and rowing record books.
Listen first-hand of the dedication and superhuman efforts that it takes to claim Olympic Gold. Hear of the complete feeling of solitude from those that have sailed around the world singlehandedly. Maybe then you will have a deeper understanding what it takes to rule the waves.
The most successful sailor in Olympic history, winning medals at five consecutive Olympics from 1996 to 2012, including gold at the last four. Ben has the ability to instil confidence, courage and hope in people, …
Sir Ben Ainslie
Five Times Olympic Gold Medallist delivers a speech which is inspirational and can relate to What it takes to Succeed, Translating Sporting Success into Business Success and The Importance of Preparation in Sport …
Sir Steven Redgrave
Two Olympic Gold Medals and six World Championship titles to his name, James is one of the most successful British athletes of the new millennium. Inspiring sportsman, athlete and adventurer.
James Cracknell MBE
A round-the-world yachtsman who has circumnavigated the globe 'the wrong-way' against prevailing winds and tides. Inspiring speaker on Challenges of Leadership: Learning from Disaster.
Katherine is Britain’s most successful female rower and excels when talking of teamwork, overcoming challenges, motivation, winning and the importance of communication.
Katherine Grainger CBE
Olympic Champion Anna Watkins MBE, won Gold at the London 2012 Games in the double sculls alongside Katherine Grainger.
Olympic Champion, three-times World Champion, twice European Champion and multiple world cup gold-medal winner – Helen Glover MBE is one of the most decorated athletes in the GB Rowing Team.
Four Times Olympic Gold Medallist and an extremely authoritative and accomplished motivational and after dinner speaker.
Sir Matthew Pinsent CBE
First hit the headlines in 2001 when she raced single-handedly non-stop around the world in the Vendée Globe when only 24 years old. Passionate speaker on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths for young people.
Dame Ellen MacArthur
TV Presenter, Adventurer, Marine Biologist and best-selling author, Monty has established a reputation as one of the most entertaining and thought-provoking speakers in the UK.
A passionate yachtsman who, paralysed from the chest down after an accident, inspired thousands when in 2007 he sailed unassisted 1,500 miles around the coast of Great Britain in a 15 ft trimaran dinghy.
Sailor and one of Britain's most courageous pioneers, Dee imparts to audiences the lessons she has learnt during her voyages: a positive attitude to challenge, self-determined leadership, quick thinking and overcoming …
Outstanding Yachtsman, Inspirational Adventurer and Author of best selling book ‘Close to the Wind’. Competed in seven transatlantic and two round-the-world races.