Tom Slingsby: Net Worth, Family and Sailing Salary (2023)

Everything You Always Wanted To Know

Joshua Smith

Founder and Editor at Cruising Freedom

This is the definitive guide about Australian sailor Tom Slingsby for 2023.

I’ve become OBSESSED with the new SailGP series in recent months.

So I’ve been doing a ton of research about many of the popular competitors.

If you wanted to know:

➜ What Tom Slingsby’s net worth actually is

➜ How much they pay him to compete

➜ His past competitive sailing experience

➜ How you can start crossing oceans

Then you’ve definitely come to the right place.

Before we start, a quick introduction from me…

The Cruising Freedom Author

Ahoy, Matey! I’m Joshua from Australia.

I’ve built the perfect business to sail the world.

A business model which can allow me to:

➜ Own a catamaran debt-free

➜ Go for weeks without WIFI

➜ Create semi-passive income

➜ Inspire others to dream big

But more on that later… 🙂

Tom Slingsby FAQs (April 2023)


Australia for the SailGP

USA for the America’s Cup

Crew Member

Tom Slingsby from Gosford, NSW

The Boat



When he isn’t sailing, Tom resides in Australia.

Affording It

He turned his passion for sailing into a lucrative career.

Net Worth

You’d be surprised by his wealth!

As of 2023, Tom Slingsby has a net worth of $1,700,000 Australian dollars.

This is based on the value of his home, car and boats.

Making Loot

Tom makes his money through:

➜ Contracts/sponsorships to compete

➜ Media deals

He doesn’t have a job outside of sailing.

I estimate that Tom Slingsby earns around $22,000 per month.

Big Moments

So far, Tom has experienced:

➜ Winning Gold at the London 2012 games

➜ Won the Australian Sailing Male Sailor of the Year Award in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2020 and 2022

➜ Won the World Sailor of the Year Award in 2021

➜ Has received the Order of Australia

He’s clearly earned his place in the world of competitive sailing.

Future Plans

Tom aspires to continue sailing competitively but may retire at the end of this decade.

Key Takeaways

What can we learn from his journey?

➜ Stay focused and work hard

➜ Sailing takes a ton of energy

➜ Teamwork makes your dream work

And it’s OK to become wealthy along the way.


Tom is a legend here in Australia who I look forward to crossing paths with one day!

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Hey! 😃 it’s Joshua again…

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I mentioned earlier about discovering the #1 cruising business model.

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➜ Generate a sustainable full-time income through learning basic skills

➜ Fund the purchase of my first sailing catamaran without any loans

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➜ Share my lifetime passion for sailing, cruising and global adventures

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