Two teams from the Wellington Youth Sailing Trust will be representing Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club at the New Zealand Open Match Racing National Championships in Auckland 7-11 October. Albert Stanley will be helming with a crew of Helena Terry, Jon Barnett, Hugo Matterson and Wilbur Stanley. Will Wright will be helming the second team with Harry Milne, Hogo Matterson, Annabel Evans, Tasmin van Bergen and James Bitchner as crew.
The event is taking place at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and is filled with a total of 16 teams which will be vying for the Championship. The entry list consists of talented match racers such as Nick Egnot-Jonson and Jordy Stevenson who are both ranked in the top 10 worldwide, Olympic sailors such as Leonard Takahashi and representatives of the Youth Americas Cup!
The results will be posted here: https://www.matchracingresults.com/
Updates of the event will be posted on the regatta website and facebook page.
All the best to the Wellington teams!