In 1993 Tim went to his first World Championships in Germany but broke his yacht and
could only manage 23rd place. He then took a break for a few years whilst going to
University and getting established in a career but started sailing again in 2001. In 2004 he
qualified once again for the World's and was in overall 4th place when in the final race
suffered a steering failure and dropped to 13th place. At the British Championships in
2005 he finished 3rd, in 2006 he became British Champion, in 2007 he was runner-up but in the European Championships 2007 finished in 9th place but winning one of the series of races, his first international victory. In 2008 in Argentina,at the World Championships in 30 degrees of heat and strong winds Tim dominated, winning 5 races, and a 2nd and a 3rd place to take the World Title. Since then Tim has spent time developing a new sandyacht in the larger class 3 category which he will race at the World Championships in Belgium in October 2010.