Lukas Hesse

Lukas Hesse, Clean Sailors Youth Racing Team


Role: Main Trim

Country: Germany

Age: 22


Lukas started sailing Optimists at the age of six on the beautiful Lake Chiemsee in Bavaria, Germany, and hasn't stopped since. 

He is a professional sailor in high-performance boats and German 49er Champion 2020. Lukas is currently training for the 69F Youth Foiling Gold Cup and the WASZP Worlds. As an Optimist sailor, Lukas achieved 7th in the Worlds in 2013 and was awarded Second Best Nation. He then graduated to 29er boats, taking part in the World Sailing Youth Worlds in New Zealand.

In 2017, he started a four-year campaign for the Olympic Games in the 49er, but tried foiling and became absolutely hooked.

Sailing CV


Youth Foiling Gold Cup Act. 3 - 69F


German Champion - 49er


5th U21 Junior Worlds - 49er


11th U21 Junior Worlds - 49er 


Youth World Sailing Championship