RSYS was represented at Double Bay Sailing Club's Women's Laser Regatta at the weekend by: Kim Ketelbey, Freya Klomp, Mina Ferguson, Brooke Wilson, Evie Saunders, Annabelle Connery, Nikki O'Shea, Sophie Hunt, Issy Hunt, Vicki Kornman, Kirstin Reblin, Olga Skatkova and Jo van Hagen. Some of these Members usually sail Ynglings, keelboats or help our Youth sailors on to the water, and others are RSYS Laser Squad sailors.
The event was restricted to 50 entries and included in the fleet Olympic hopeful Mara Stransky and World Masters Champions Vanessa Dudley and Lyndall Patterson.
Read all about the event here Our Younger sailors were particularly commended!
The event, promoted as a coaching regatta, included a day of skill development on Saturday and then six short course races on Sunday. Among the Coaches were RSYS Members Marlena Berzins, Karyn Gojnich and Charlotte Alexander who were joined by Katie Spithill and Krystal Weir.
On Friday afternoon, double Olympian and physiotherapist Krystal Weir, above right, was at RSYS to give some first hand tips on body positioning and posture when sailing a Laser.