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Australian Youth sailors show the world their skills in 2016

29er Worlds
24-30 JULY 2016 – MEDEMBLIK

 

Gold Feet – 50 boats
1       Tom Crockett + Harry Morton
9       Annabelle Davies + Hayley Clark  & 1st Womens Tea
24     Thomas Alexander + Louis Schofield

 

Silver Fleet – 50 boats
1       Ezra Pritchard + Tom Cunich
2          Natasha Bryant + Annie Wilmot

 

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19     Henry Larkings+ Max Paul

 

Bronze Fleet – 64 boats
11     Emilia Horn + Madison Woodward

 

420 Worlds
15-23 July – Sanremo, Italy

 

Womens – 84 Boats
44 – Nia Jerwood | Monique De Vries, FSC, WA
49 – Laura Harding | Eleanor Grimshaw, BYS, VIC
60 – Sophie Jackson | Ella Sharman, MYC, VIC

 

U17 – 68 Boats
27 – Marcello Torre | Owen Ready, FSC, WA
41 – James Hacket | Ethan O’Brien, BYS, VIC

 

Open – 110 Boats

26 – Otto Henry | Sam Worrall, WSC/NSC, NSW
31 – Tom Klemens | James Grogan, SSCBC/BRYC, VIC
48 – Nick Joel | Hugo Llewelyn, SSCBC, VIC
92 – Jayden Dalton | Orla Mulholland-Patterson, SoPYC, WA
100 – Jack Felsenthal | Jasper Pluim, SYC, PMYC, VIC
101 – Hayden Harding | Casey Bates, BYS, VIC
105 – Charlie Dixon | Luke Telford, SSCBC, BYS, VIC

 

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2016 Open Bic World Championships

The 2016 Open Bic World Championships finished a week ago and we’d like to celebrate Conall Green’s 9th place in the U13s.

Brilliant effort Conall and to your support team.

SailingKit and Rooster Sailing Ltd are thrilled to have helped you in your success.

 

Full results here:
http://worlds2016.openbic.com/result-fi…/7/57939cfcaed38.htm

 

Aussies showed the world the way in the U13s with Travis Wadley in 1st, Talia Bulstrode in 3rd and Breanne Wadley in 8th.

Australia also came 1st in the Teams Event.

Big congrats to all!!!

 

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One for all the laser sailors

Steve Cockerill unravels some of the mysteries around mast rake.

Steve picked up his new Laser this week and has written a blog about how to set up the mast rake. A must-read for Laser sailors!

So Lasers are one design? Well almost. There are build tolerances that make small differences to your speed from mast rake, spar stiffness and weight. Also having sailed a Europe dinghy very seriously, I also know the effect of mast rake on…