Gilbert Preston


Nickname Hijack
Sailnumber SA200
DOB 1980-08-20
Birthplace West Coast, South Africa
Currently living in Cape Town
Current car Mazda Drifter Bakkie
Started Windsurfing in 1992
People you like to sail with Captain Charl and Theo van Tonder! Their freestyle kicks ass!, Sash-man aka ‘Sven’, Steven ‘Snailman’ Rhodes and Roald.
Favourite spot Langebaan speedstrip and Kamers
Favourite food Pizza, burgers, roast lamb
Favourite magazine GUST MAGAZINE
Hobbies Mountain biking, Sailing, anything which gets my pulse racing!
Pets 5 boards, 7 sails and a bike!
Favourite music Postal service, Blink 182, Linkin Park, The Parlotones, Farewell my Enemy.
Results 2nd - SA Speed League 2007
1st – Super X King of the lake, R 3
8th – Big Bay classic, Cape Town
1st – Cape Sports Center Slalom champs
13th – Cape Town downwind dash

Why North Sails
The North sails products have always been my favourite. They have always had the best range of sails and accessories. The sails just get better and better every year!

What do you want to be remembered for
Enjoying life…