Announcing the Canadian Youth World Team
Friday, October 9th, 2015 - Kingston, ON
Sail Canada is pleased to announce the Canadian Youth World team attending the 2015 ISAF Sailing Youth World Championships in Langkawi, Malaysia. The Sail Canada Youth Championships served as the qualification event this summer in Kingston, Ontario. 11 sailors will represent Canada, all sporting the red and white for the first time at the ISAF Youth World Championships. “With a renewed focus on youth and development, Sail Canada is extremely excited by the prospects of this year’s Youth Worlds Team,” says High Performance Director Ken Dool. “The team is loaded with committed developing sailors, each thrilled for the opportunity to represent their country on the World stage.” Members of the Canadian team will take part in various training camps leading up to the pinnacle event.
Here is a glance at the Canadian roster:
29er Boys – Eric Lyall and Andrew Moreno - RVYC
29er Girls – Freja Frykman and Astrid Frykman - RVYC
420 Boys – Patrick Wilson and Arie Moffat – KYC/RNSYS
420 Girls – Terra Lanteigne and Georgia Lewin Lafrance - RNSYS
Laser Radial Girl – Coralie Vittecoq - HYC
Laser Radial Boy – Matti Muru - BYC
RSX Boy: Zane Feder - TWC
Agustin Ferrario has been appointed Team Leader with two other coaches being selected shortly.
Langkawi will play host to over 300 of the world’s top youth sailors from December 27-January 3. For more information on ISAF Youth World Championships, click here.