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Update from New Zealand youth womens RS:X windsurfer, Georgia Schofield, NZL 166.

Georgia has competed recently at the ISAF Youth Worlds in Istanbul placing 10th. She is now aiming to get to next years ISAF Youth Worlds in Croatia to top it. Prepping for this with training in NZ and Overseas, attending Sail Melbourne, Sail Auckland and other top regattas to improve her sailing.

ISAF Youth Worlds 2011, Zadar, Croatia
Five months ago now Sven and I received the message that we had qualified to compete in the ISAF Youth Worlds in Croatia. Straight away I knew the hours of tough training that would ensue having competed last year already. We spent the next few months training hard with our coaches, Josh Nixon and Antonio Cozzolino, as well as travelling to England to compete in the British Youth Nationals that I won. I also competed in Hyeres (a world cup regatta) before returning to New Zealand to perfect our skills before Croatia. The training in the immediate build up was extremely hard but worth it as I felt I was ready getting on the plane for thirty-six hours of travelling.

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