Zara is the only women in history that holds two world records at the same time. She olds the women's windsurfing 500m record and the outright nautical mile record. She has been windsurfing since she was 13. Competing at British national level in 1999 - 2001 winning the British Women's Slalom Title in 2000.
Since 2005 she has been concentrating on Speed, competing nationally & internationally.
Women's overall winner at Weymouth Speed Week 2004, 2005 , 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Zara also holds the ladies harbor record at 32.44knots which had stood for 22 years, set by the legendary Jenna De Ronsney.
2005 Finished 6th in the world overall in ISA speed world cup and PWA slalom.
2006 Finished 3rd in the world overall and 2nd production. In the ISA speed world cup series.
2007 Finish 3rd in the world overall even after her crash in Namibia where she broke her foot and couldn't finish the event.
2008 Finished 2nd overall her highest ranking ever
2009 European Speed Champion and ranked 2nd in the world
2010 Finished No 1 in the world, set news women's production board record for Mistral. In Luderitz Namibia.
2011 Women's ISWC European champion for a second time. Retained her No1 position on the world rankings.
2012 Goes top of the alltime women's GPS speed ranking with a 40.99k average. Wins British Championship for a record 6th time. Retains her European title. Fastest female windsurfer of all time with a world record of 45.83 knots at Luderitz, Namibia.
Women's World Outright Record Holder for the nautical mile at 34.74 knots
Women's World Windsurfing 500m Record Holder 45.83 knots
Women's British Record Holder for 500m at 45.83 knots
Women's World Production Record Holder for 500m at 36.99 knots