The VIS Sailing program operates in partnership with Australian Sailing’s high performance program to provide key support in the performance pathway program through to the Australian Sailing Squad & Australian Sailing Team. The VIS Sailing program work closely with our program partners, state network coaches, national program coaches & staff, along with performance services staff to provide high quality support to nationally categorised athletes within the high performance pathway.

VIS athletes compete across the majority of Olympic boat classes with a focus on providing a strong domestic training base, while exposing athletes to high quality national and international training and competition opportunities. The program has been successful in increasing representation on national squads, with the ultimate aim to have our athletes competing at the 2020 Olympic Games and ISAF World Championship events

Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist

August 6th, 2020

We have a role available for an experienced, highly professional, titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist to join our performance services team on a 0.4 FTE part time employed basis.

VIS sailors learn from Olympic Champions

May 29th, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) sailors have been away from the water for two months. You might have seen them working out together online but what you haven’t seen is the video chats they have had with some of Australia’s best sailors in history.

Vacancy | VIS Sailing Head Coach

May 26th, 2020

​The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a VIS Head Coach of Sailing to join our world class sports institute, headquartered in Albert Park, Melbourne.

What has Sylvie Withers been up to during isolation?

May 20th, 2020

As we have slowly settled into the isolation period due to COVID-19, so have our Victorian Institute of Sport experts.

Five VIS shooting athletes announced in Olympic Team

April 17th, 2020

Victoria will be heavily represented in the Australian Shooting Team selected by The Australian Olympic Committee. VIS Shooting athletes will make up a third of the team set to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be held in 2021.

VIS tele-health servicing for Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy

April 1st, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport remains committed to servicing our athletes and have started to implement remote service delivery and support.

Lloyd Conquers All To Reach Her Olympic Dream

March 19th, 2020

With the support provided by the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS), Tess Lloyd is set to make her Olympic Games debut in Tokyo in the sport of sailing.


March 16th, 2020

The sporting calendar has been heavily impacted by the global coronavirus outbreak.

Team Behind The Athlete | Jono Wallace Smith

August 7th, 2019

VIS Coach Jono Wallace Smith is responsible for providing Physical Preparation training to the athletes in our Individual Athlete Scholarship Program, which includes athletes from the new Olympic sports.

Phillips brothers wow at Kiel Week

July 8th, 2019

VIS athletes Sam and Will Phillips have made a statement by leading the world class 49er fleet at Kiel Regatta in Germany, one of the largest sailing events in the world.

Tess Lloyd

1st Women’s 49er FX, 2018 Sail Melbourne & Sail Sydney Regatta

Tayla Reitman & Lachlan White

1st Nacra 17 Class, 2018 Sail Melbourne

2nd Nacra 17 Class, ISAF 2018 U23 World Championships, Marseille FRA

Sam & Will Phillips

1st 2019 National 49er Championships, Hobart

8th 2019 49er European Championships, Weymouth ENG

Charlie Dixon & James Grogan

2nd 2019 National 49er Championships, Hobart

Oliver Tweddell 

 2nd 2019 National Finn Championships, Brighton

Malcolm Page Head Coach

Carrie Smith Victorian Pathway Program Coach

Kylie Andrew Sports Dietitian

Andrea Farrow Performance Lifestyle Advisor

Tony Glynn Sport Psychology Consultant

Warwick Pearson Sports Physiotherapist

Ben Willey Physical Preparation Coach

Sylvie Withers Sport Scientist

VIS Gymnasium

Royal Brighton Yacht Club

Sorrento Sailing and Couta Boat Club

Australian Sailing

Royal Brighton Yacht Club

Sorrento Sailing and Couta Boat Club

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