The Australian Sailing Team took home four medals from six events contested at the first Rio de Janeiro Olympic Test Event Aquece Rio – International Regatta 2014 and finished the week-long regatta as the best performed nation. Mat Belcher & Will Ryan won Gold in the Men’s 470 and Tom Burton in the Laser. Nathan Outteridge & Iain Jensen won Silver in the 49er Class and Darren Bundock & Nina Curtis in the Nacra 17. Olivia Price & Eliza Solly came 4th in the 49er FX. Hear from our Team about their regatta and their learnings about Rio, Brazil and Guanabara Bay – the 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Sailing Venue. Go Aussies – Well done all!
Congratulations to Conor Nicholas in his recent campaign at the Laser radial Youth World Championship in Dzwinow, Poland. After an exhausting three weeks, he has had a great result. Conor placed 9th in the world in a fleet of 156 boats from over 40 nations.
NEILPRYDE Winter Clearance on now, 20% off all NP sailing gear.
2015 Youth Champs site is up and running, look forward to seeing you there.
3rd at EUROSAF Garda Trentino Olympic Week
Since I last reported I have been in Italy and the Netherlands for two EUROSAF events, and funnily enough I am back in Italy taking some time out now to train my body before heading to Croatia for the European Championships.