Massive congratulations to the US Sailing Youth Worlds team: 2 gold, 1 silver, 4th, 7th, 8th, and multiple awesome results across all classes.
GCYSA Radial Sailor Charlotte Rose will be crowned the 2017 Youth World Radial champion this evening here in Sanya, China!!! Charlotte came back from a head to head match race with the Uruguay sailor; 38th at the first windward mark! Charlotte went on to battle her way up to 17th, wining the worlds on a nail biting tie break! Well done Charlotte! This week you have shown unbelievable skill and determination.
The US team came away third in the Nations trophy, setting the bar higher and higher!
GCYSA laser coach, Rosie Chapman says “Over the week the US Team has shown incredible disciple across all aspects, nobody stopped learning. As a team the environment and culture was world class. I am proud to be a member of such an incredible and talented group of sailors and coaches.”
Full results from the US team can be found here:
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Charlotte Rose holds on the the leader board at the Youth Worlds. After a yellow flag of the start during race 3, Charlotte was forced to take penalty turns 10 seconds after the start. The battle was on and she battled her way back up to 18th. Race 4 Charlotte reset and went out to take her 3rd race win! Lots to play for over the next three day, with 5 more races to go. Good luck Charlotte! ... See MoreSee Less