2017 Australian Youth Team Profiles

Which of Australia’s 2017 Youth World Championship sailors plans to study for a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery when she’s finished competing? Which sailor counts Silver medal-winning canoeist Jess Fox as her idol? And, who claims they can hit a golf ball 220 metres?

These are some of the quirky facts revealed in the biographies of our team members, who are preparing for competition at Sanya, China, from December 9-16.

 

Name: Elyse Ainsworth

Class: Laser Radial Girls

Hometown/Club: Fremantle Sailing Club/South of Perth Yacht Club/Royal Perth Yacht Club WA

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Name: Caelin Winchcombe

Class: Laser Radial Boys

Hometown/Club: Fremantle Sailing Club / Geographe Bay Yacht Club WA

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Name: Hailey Lea

Class: RSX Girls

Hometown/Club: Lake Cootharaba Sailing Club

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Name: Alex Halank

Class: Boys RSX

Hometown/Club: Georges River Sailing Club, NSW

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Name: Otto Henry

Class: 420 Boys

Sailing partner: Rome Featherstone

Hometown/Club: Woollahra Sailing Club NSW

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Name: Rome Featherstone

Class: 420 Boys

Sailing partner: Otto Henry

Hometown/Club: Fremantle Sailing Club / Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club WA

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Name: Laura Harding

Class: 420 Girls

Sailing partner: Eleanor Grimshaw

Hometown/Club: Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron VIC

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Name: Eleanor Grimshaw

Class: 420 Girls

Sailing partner: Laura Harding

Hometown/Club: Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron VIC

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Name: Henry Larkings

Class: 29er Boys

Sailing partner: Miles Davey

Hometown/Club: Woollahra Sailing Club NSW

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Name: Miles Davey

Class: 29er Boys

Sailing partner: Henry Larkings

Hometown/Club: Woollahra Sailing Club NSW

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Name: Jasmin Galbraith

Class: 29er, women’s skiff

Sailing partner: Chloe Fisher

Hometown/Club: Sandy Bay Sailing Club, TAS

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Name: Chloe Fisher

Class: 29er Skiff

Sailing partner: Jasmin Galbraith

Hometown/Club: Sandy Bay Sailing Club, Tas

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Name: Shannon Dalton

Class: Nacra 15

Sailing Partner: Jayden Dalton

Hometown/Club: South of Perth Yacht Club

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Name: Jayden Dalton

Class: Nacra 15

Sailing Partner: Shannon Dalton

Hometown/Club: South of Perth Yacht Club

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