Alice Tarnawski is a physiotherapist and Pilates instructor working at Bodyworks Physiotherapy on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Alice’s passion for sailing began at age 11 and despite growing up in Grose Vale near Sydney’s Blue Mountains, she travelled regularly to Pittwater on the weekends to sail with her family and to participate in the RPAYC’s Youth Development Squad.
Since then, she has competed on both a national and international scale in Match Racing, offshore racing and One Design racing, with her most recent achievements including Corinthian World Champion at the 2019 Farr 40 World Championships held in Long Beach California. She regularly competes across Sydney’s One Design scene in a variety of classes and has competed in numerous East Coast Bluewater races including the Pittwater to Coffs, Sydney to Goldcoast and Bluewater Pointscore Series.
In 2020 she stepped up to develop her navigation skills onboard Richard Hudson and David Beak’s ‘Pretty Woman’ for the Bluewater point-score series.
Bryony Gregory grew up sailing in the UK, starting in the International Cadets at age 7 out of Frensham Pond Sailing Club and travelled around the country competing in national events. She came over to Australia over 9 years ago on a working holiday and with the dream to compete in the Sydney to Hobart. Since then, she has become an Australian Citizen, competed in three Sydney to Hobart’s and many other Bluewater Point-score races along the East Coast.
Sailing is her passion which she’s also managed to make into a career, she looks after and maintains racing yachts and gets them ready for events. She’s clocked over 20,000 offshore miles from racing and deliveries.