Dave Hall & Paul Constoble

Dave Hall & Paul Constoble


Name: Dave Hall 

Date of birth: 24/1/58

Hometown: Rayleigh in Essex

Class of boat: Fireball

Helm/Crew: Helm

Favourite UK or International sailing venue: Lyme Regis & Lake Garda

Other Activities: Off-road cycling

Music you listen to before events: Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Paloma Faith, Frank Turner, Noel Gallagher.

Favorite Boat: 18ft Skiff

What do you get up to when you aren’t out on the water: Work and keeping boats and house together

Why do you wear Gul Suits: I have always had a loyalty to the brand since I first sold them in the 80s


Name: Paul Constoble

Date of birth: 6th Nov 1964

Hometown: Colchester, Essex

Class of Boat: Fireball

Helm/Crew: Crew

Favorite UK or International sailing venue: Torbay / Garda

Favorite sailor: Ben Ainslie

Other activities: Cycling, DIY

Music you listen to before events: Led Zepplin, Pink Floyd etc

Favorite Boat: 18” skiff

What do you get up to when you aren’t out on the water: Mostly working 

Why do you wear Gul Suits: Best for comfortable+ ease of movement


Dave Hall:
Started at the age of 7 at the local sailing club. Racing began in a Mirror with my sister then onto 420s and Fireballs. Much success in the Fireball which led onto sailing Melges, 49ers and 18’Skiffs

Paul Constoble:
Started sailing aged 16 in a friends Topper at Ardleigh SC and loved it. Progressed thru 420, 470, fireball, 49er, Melges, 18 foot skiff at National and international level. Returned to fireball sailing 2 years ago. First sailed with DaveHall in 1986 and have been a regular sailing partnership ever since.



Dave Hall:

2nd at Fireball Worlds and Europeans
1st at 18ft Skiff Nationals
2nd Melges 24 Europeans
1st at a number of other National class championships
Nearly all successes with Paul Constable who has been long suffering sailing partner since 1986


Paul Constoble:

2nd fireball worlds in 1989  Past 18ft skiff European and national champion (Middleman)


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