SA sailors head to Youth World Championships in Brazil

Published Wed 06 Dec 2023

SA sailors head to Youth Sailing World Championships in Brazil

The five young sailors who have been selected to represent South Africa at the 2023 Youth Sailing World Championships (and who we’ve featured in the newsletter over the last few months) head off to the coastal resort town of Armação dos Búzios in Brazil for the event that runs from 8-16 December.

SA Sailing wishes them all the best as they embark on this exciting journey to take on the best of the best from across the globe.

SA team for YW2023:


ILCA 6 Female: Natasha Brown

29er Male: Sean Kavanagh & Max Celliers

29er Females: Lena Holm & Ingrid Holm

Team Management and coaches: Rudolph Holm, Michael Kavanagh

Click here to track the action in Brazil when the event gets underway: