14 Questions with Ayesha Lobo
Rescue scuba diver, bagging the National Award for female sailor. One of the first Indian women to sail the southern Indian peninsula.
First sailing experience
At 10, we sailed from Gateway in a vintage wooden hull boat.
Serene waters or stormy seas
Most memorable sail
A 48-hour yacht master exam in the UK, early in 2014.
Other sports you enjoy
Jet skiing, rally racing, anything with speed.
Irish house, The Social, Café Mondegar.
If not sailing, what
Painting, horse riding, RJ.
First feeling of success
When I started coaching kids and teaching for the yacht club.
Land or sea
Sea — there’s no complications and chaos there.
On your bucket list
Sky diving, skiing in the Alps or Himalayas, making a change.
Parents, paternal granddad, Ben Ainslie.
International competitions and the Olympics 2016.
Looking forward to in 2015
European summers races, Cowes week, J-CUP.
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