Youth Team

2012 Youth Team Celebrated


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.

2012 NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team named

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

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