GBR teams confirmed
Post date: Feb 21, 2015 12:41:24 PM
Following the RYA Selection Trials held at Rutland Sailing Club over the weekend of 17-18 January, the Selectors have recommended the teams set to represent Great Britain at the ISAF Team Racing World Championships (19-24 July).
The RYA is pleased to confirm these selections.
The ISAF Team Racing World Championships will be held at Rutland Sailing Club, with West Kirby Hawks heading into the event as defending champions, fielding the same team that won the 2011 title in Schull, Ireland.
Ten nations have so far committed to compete at the quadrennial regatta, with another seven expected ahead of the 31 May deadline which would mean that the 2015 edition would welcome the highest ever international participation at the event.
GBR 1: West Kirby Hawks
Dom Johnson and Debs Steele, Ben Field and Tom Foster, Andy Cornah and Graeme (Hamish) Walker
GBR 2: Royal Forth Hoosiers
Mark Powell and Isobel Walker, Robert Friend and George Clark, Tim Saxton and Holly Scott
First Reserves: Bristol University
James Grant and James Duncalfe, Cameron Douglas and Sarah Lombard, Philip Sparks and Henry Forward.
Second Reserves: Cambridge University
Arthur Henderson and Thomas Maxwell, Tim Gratton and Hannah Bibby, Josh Flack and Francine Counsell.
GBR 3: Magdalen College School
Owen Hallett and Adam Rathnell, Tom Elder and Tom Daggitt, Gabriel Ing and James Tomlinson.
GBR 4: Sevenoaks School
George Haynes and James Rudd-Jones, Alice Kidd and Remi Pfister, Hamish Oliver and Isabella Gordon.
For further information on the 2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championships, visit www.rutlandteamracing.org.uk/home