F11 SAILOR PROFILE : Robert Young

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David Price, Wednesday, 4 August 2010

I have never forgotten sailing Uncanny, The joy this boat gave me and other people who I lent to sail her, Connells Point at one stage had the biggest fleet. I also had the pleasure of my two older brothers to sail against, the name a couple there was the Holt Family, Craig Ferris, The Williams, thats was good times....

SAILOR PROFILE
Name: Robert Young
Date Of Birth: 4/11/1961
Current F11 Boat And Who Is Your Crewmate: used to own sail number 455, name uncanny, first of the new wooden boats in that time
Current Club: Connells Point sailing club
How Long Have You Been Sailing F11s: started sailing F11s at age thirteen
Tell Your Sailing History In Brief [100 words]: I have never forgotten sailing Uncanny, The joy this boat gave me and other people who I lent to sail her, Connells Point at one stage had the biggest fleet. I also had the pleasure of my two older brothers to sail against, the name a couplethere was the Holt Family, Craig Ferris, The Williams, thats was good times
What Other Boats/Classes Do You Currently Sail/Skipper/Crew: MJs, VJs, Laser
What’s Your Most Memorable Sailing Achievement: Sailing every saturday and sunday
What’s Your Most Favourite Sailing Memory [50 words]: Flying with a kite up down Georges river and a southerly hit, the screaming of the centreboard with a jet of water coming out of the case and looking at the fish tail behind us.
Who Would Be Your Sailing Mentor: My Father, now aged 83, one of the first to start Connells Point Sailng Club,
with out him I wouldn't have known the enjoyment of sailing.
What Do You Like about the F11s [50 words]: The Boat, Its just a great Boat and the people who I sailed against, everyone one helped everyone.
What Are Your Future Sailing Goals: To get my children into sailing
What Would You Like To See Happen In F11s: Times have changed but what I have seen, I kept it the same




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