Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships 

The 2010 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships will take place in Istanbul, Turkey from the 8th - 17th July 2010. 

Istanbul 2010 will mark the 40th edition of the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship, the world’s top youth sailing event, with over 300 young sailors from 60-plus nations expected to attend.

Competition will take place from 8-17 July across eight events, open to competitors younger than 19 years on 31 December 2010. Istanbul 2010 will be the first time the championship has been held in Turkey, the 23rd nation to host the event.

It will also be the first Youth Worlds to consist of eight events, with the new Open High Performance Dinghy – 29er event set to make its debut.

The team competing at the 2010 event is called RYA Volvo Team GBR and it was selected after the RYA Volvo Youth National Championships in April.  

For further information on the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships please visist the below site:

Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships Website

You can also follow the team on Facebook here:

RYA Volvo Team GBR Facebook Fan Page

And you can here whats going on behind the scenes in our event blog:

RYA Youth Racing Manager Duncan Truswell's event blog


2010 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships - Team GBR

29er OPEN Henry Lloyd-Williams & Sam Batten
420 BOYS Mike Wood & Hugh Brayshaw
420 GIRLS Joanna Freeman & Hannah Mitchell
RS:X BOYS  Sam Sills
RS:X GIRLS  Izzy Hamilton
SL16 (Open Multihull) Adam Butler & Nikki Boniface
LASER RADIAL BOYS  Cameron Douglas

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Article Published: December 15, 2009 12:08

Article Updated: July 07, 2016 11:04


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