The Yachting NSW Youth Sailing Team (YST), is one of the most successful youths sailing teams in the country. The team is well known as a training ground for some of Australia’s best sailors with members winning State, National and World Championships across the range of classes.
The selected athletes are from designated junior and youth classes and all coaching is conducted by State Sailing Performance Coaches to ensure a consistent high quality. The coaching program is also designed to develop athletes’ skills required to gain a State Sailing Performance Program Scholarship.
Applications for the team are currently open but close at 5pm on Monday 23rd March 2015. There will be a ‘Try Out’ weekend on Friday 27th March for those who are selected to be assessed.
“The Yachting NSW Youth Sailing Team is one of the best in the country and we are very proud of the sailors who get to wear the ‘blue shirt’. The whole team trains very hard, including the coaches, and it shows in our consistent podium results nationally and internationally.” said Andrew Cribb, Development Manager, Yachting NSW
The application timeline and documents are available on the Yachting New South Wales website.
Enquiries regarding applications and all other enquiries including partnership opportunities can be made through the contact page on www.nsw.yachting.org.au
Yachting NSW is a not for profit organisation responsible for the administration, promotion and advancement of the sport of sailing at all levels throughout NSW.
– Andrew Hawkins