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Sébastien Schneiter

Sébastien Schneiter

Biography

In 2011, Sébastien won the Laser 4.7 Swiss, European and Dutch Championships; he also led the European ranking. He was named Swiss Youth Sailor of the Year in 2010 and again in 2012. In 2013, he won three bronze medals at Laser Radial World Championship events. Sebastien races a number of different multihulls, including the A Class, the Ventilo M2, the Decision 35 and the GC32. In 2015, he wins the Bol d’Or and the D35 Trophy annual championship, helming the Decision 35 Team Tilt. In 2018, he won the GC32 World Championship in Riva del Garda, ITA.

Sébastien is the Team Tilt 49er helmsman, and finished 13th of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with Lucien Cujean. He also helmed the AC45 at the last Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in 2017, where Team Tilt finished 3rd. In 2018, he finished 10th of the 49er Worlds in Aarhus (DEN), and qualifies Switzerland for Tokyo 2020.

Palmares

2018 – 10th – 49er Worlds (Nation Quota for Tokyo 2020)

Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

2017 – 3rd Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

World titles

2018 – GC32 World Champion, Riva del Garda, ITA
2013 – 3rd Laser Radial Youth World Championship
2013 – 3rd ISAF Youth World Championship
2013 – 3rd Laser Radial World Championship (under 21)

European titles

2013 – 1st Laser Radial European ranking
2013 – 3rd Laser Radial European Championship (under 21)
2012 – 3rd Laser Radial European ranking
2011 – 1st Laser 4.7 European ranking
2011 – 1st Laser 4.7 European Championship
2010 – 2nd Laser 4.7 European Championship

National titles

2015 – 1st D35 Trophy annual championship
2015 – 1st Bol d’Or
2013 – 1st Laser Radial Swiss Championship
2013 – 3rd Laser Radial Spanish Championship
2012 – 2nd Laser Radial Swiss Championship
2011 – 1st Laser 4.7 Dutch Championship
2011 – 1st Laser 4.7 Swiss Championship
2010 – 1st Laser 4.7 Swiss Championship

Presentation

Function in the team :
49er & GC32 helmsman

Birth :
24/09/1995 in Anières, Switzerland

Profession :
Student

Morphology :
176 cm / 76 kg

Quote

« Thanks to Team Tilt’s structure, we can prepare ourselves in the best way to reach our most ambitious dreams!  »

Sébastien Schneiter / 49er & GC32 helmsman

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