SGS Sailing Champion

Posted on : September 14, 2016

Sixth Year student, Sarah White has been sailing since age 10 and this summer she saw all that hard work come to fruition. Sarah emerged as winner in the National Mirror Championships in the National Finals in Sutton at the end of the summer. Not only that, but she was crowned Ladies European Champion at Crosshaven and in the Northern Mirror Championship she achieved second place. In all these competitions she was on the helm, in command of the boat. Sailing is a team sport and Sarah also crewed on the boat that came first in the O”Dowd Cup. Sarah’s brother, Matthew, also sails, and won the Silver Fleet Nationals this summer. Both Sarah and Matthew will compete with other students from Sligo Grammar School in the upcoming Inter-Schools Sailing Competitions in Sutton. Imogen Wray will partner Sarah while Gus Bamber will partner Matthew. Also competing for the school will be Samuel Wray and Max Van Der Grijn. We wish all our sailors the best of luck in the competition and very well done to Sarah on her many victories this year.

Sarah White Sailing Sarah White Sailing 2





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