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Wilson and Brown to represent GBR at Youth Worlds

Windsurfers Emma Wilson and Andy Brown selected to represent British Youth Sailing at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championships in Sanya, China (11-15 December).

Wilson’s selection was confirmed after she sealed silver at the recent RS:X Youth World Championships in Torbole, Italy.

This followed top 10 performances for the Christchurch windsurfer at several senior events this year including World Cup Miami and Hyeres, and World Cup Final Santander.

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Teammate Brown took bronze in the Youth Men’s event in Torbole to secure the coveted spot to represent the British Youth Sailing Team in China.

Both Wilson and Brown’s focus now turns to the RS:X Senior Worlds in September held in the Tokyo 2020 sailing venue, Enoshima.

The team selection for the 29er, 420, Nacra and Laser Radial classes will be announced over the coming months following a number of international events across the summer.

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