The Youth Sailing World Championships
New Zealand has a proud history of success at the Youth Sailing World Championships, having won a total of 55 medals including 17 gold, 20 silver and 18 bronze dating back to the first event in Sweden 1971. The 2018 team won a record-equalling four medals in Corpus Christi.
Past notable winners include America's Cup skippers, Olympic medallists and Volvo Ocean Race sailors including Alex Maloney, Blair Tuke, Chris Dickson, Russell Coutts, Dean Barker and Stuart Bannatyne.
The 2020 Youth Sailing World Championships will be held in Salvador, Brazil in December 2020. The prestigious international event will see national teams from around the world gather for a week-long regatta for youth class sailors under 19 years of age.
The 2020 NZL Sailing Foundation youth team selection regulations can be found on the Information for sailors page.
The 2019 Youth Sailing World Championships were held in Gdynia, Poland on July 13-20. You can read the final update here.
Gold Seb Menzies / Blake McGlashan,420 M
6th Helena Sanderson / Jack Honey,Nacra
9th Samantha Stock, Laser Radial W
14th Eli Liefting / Jack Frewin, 29er M
15th Luke Cashmore, Laser Radial M
23rd Sydney Cunliffe / Rebecca Hume,420 W
25th Sophia Fyfe / Holly Liefting, 29er W
The 2019 NZL Sailing Foundation Youth Team
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