Yachting New Zealand is pleased to name a team of 13 sailors to compete at the 2016 Aon Youth World Sailing Championships which run from 14 December to 20 December in Torbay, Auckland
On Friday 25 May, the NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team was celebrated by sponsors and family at Yachting New Zealand.
NZL Yachting Trustee John Lusk gave a motivational speech to the sailors about the proud yachting history in New Zealand, and that this trust is continually proud to support young sailors to attend international championships, in order to help maintain NZ as one of the top yachting nations in the world.
Yachting New Zealand is pleased to announce the NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team for 2012.
Nine sailors will represent New Zealand at the prestigious ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships to be sailed at Dublin Bay Ireland 12-21 July 2012 .
The team is...
Andrew McKenzie: Male Laser Radial
Jayvee Buchanan and Matthew Morrison: Male 420
Ellie Copeland and Erica Dawson: Female 420
Tomer Simhony and Gemma Jones: Open Multihull
Alex Munro and Trent Rippey: 29er
Team Manager: Ian Neely
Coaches: Jim Maloney