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Youth Sailing Presentations at MHYC

A successful conclusion to the Term 1 Tackers Courses at MHYC

Youth Sailing Presentations were held this Sunday, April 7, to mark the conclusion of the Term 1 Tackers and Discover Sailing Courses and also to celebrate the achievements of the MHYC’s young sailors who are competing at a club, State, National and International level.

Congratulations to all the Tackers and Discover Sailing Course participants who received certificates after a successful 8 week program.  Presentations were made by Past Rear Commodore Youth, John Sturrock.

Congratulations also to the winners and placegetters in the 24 race Centreboard Club Championship Series.  Following the final three races of the season, presentations were made by past Vice Commodore Youth Sailing, Alister Copley and Chair of the Frank Likely Trust and Past Commodore, Julie Hodder.

Final placings were…

Club Championship - International Optimist

Archie Cropley & Max Paul were presented with the President's Trophy
and John Merricks trophy
  • 1st Place - Will Wilkinson
  • 2nd Place - Miles Green
  • 3rd Place - Lucas Gillespie

Club Championship - International Cadet

  • 1st Place  - Sienna Wessels
  • 2nd Place - Allisandra Braden
  • 3rd Place - Ben Harrington

A number of Special Awards were presented to young MHYC sailors who excelled throughout the season…

Marion Packer Trophy – Awarded for the most improvement since completing a MHYC Junior Sailing Course - Angus Griffin

Doris Burke (Alcyone) Junior Trophy – Awarded to the crew that rates the highest in consistency, improvement, enthusiasm and sportsmanship - Will Wilkinson

Seamanship Award – Awarded for showing outstanding sailing savvy - Miles Green

Presidents Trophy – Awarded for the best performance in a National Championship - Archie Cropley & Max Paul

John Merricks Trophy – Awarded for the best performance in a World or International Championships - Archie Cropley & Max Paul

Well done all!!

For the latest Centreboard Results - click here