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

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Rowing squads announced, a state champion crowned and Alessia's emotional win

March 9th, 2021

In VIS sport, 16 scholarship holders selected in squads and crews for the 2021 Australian Rowing Team, the winning streak by McCaig rolls on and Imeneo crowned state champion.

Advice to my younger self: Carrie Smith

March 3rd, 2021

Carrie Smith is a former Australian Olympic Sailor, and currently manages the Victorian Institute of Sport Sailing Program.

2XU Coach Awards Winners

November 23rd, 2020

14 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes were today named winners of the 2XU Coach Awards. The awards were announced as part of the 2020 Victorian Institute of Sport Awards.

Vixens bound for first SSN Grand Final

October 5th, 2020

The Melbourne Vixens are through to their maiden Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) Grand Final – and their first national league Grand Final since they were crowned Premiers in 2014 – after a dominant 16-goal win over the Sunshine Coast Lightning on Saturday.

Engaging students with medal-winning sport science and nutrition

September 18th, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport Advancement Series connects Victorian secondary students with leading experts in sport nutrition and sport science. The program enriches the students’ remote learning with engaging and interactive content from the dieticians and sport scientists behind Victoria’s Olympians and Paralympians.

VIS athletes triumph at Athens

August 26th, 2020

The performance of our Olympic and Paralympic teams in Athens was exceptional.

Victorian Institute of Sport and Open Universities Australia continue partnership

August 17th, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Open Universities Australia (OUA).

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.

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 Sailing Program Manager

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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