Sailing

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

Tokyo 2020: Weekend Preview (Day 8 & 9)

Today

It looks set to be another huge weekend for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders with medals up for grabs in several different events.

Tokyo 2020: Day Seven Review

Yesterday

It was a day full of nervous moments. The Matildas got over the line in extra time, the Kookaburras drew with Spain to finish top of the table and Anabelle Smith qualified herself for the semi-final with an impressive final dive.

Tokyo 2020: Day Seven Preview

Yesterday

It's going to be another huge day in Tokyo with Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders in action across 10 different sports. Athletics is set to get underway whilst the Kookaburras and Aussie Stingers look to continue their winning ways. Then tonight all eyes will be on the Matildas as they face Great Britain in the quarter finals.

Tokyo 2020: Day Six Preview

July 29th, 2021

The action continues today for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, with medals up for grabs in both the men's and women's trap events.

Tokyo 2020: Day Six Review

July 29th, 2021

It was a heartbreaking day for the Australian Trap Shooters, with Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Laetisha Scanlan falling agonisingly short of winning her first Olympic medal and fellow scholarship holder Penny Smith finishing sixth. In a strong field, it was an inspiring effort for both athletes to make the Olympic final and we look watching them bounce back on Saturday in the Mixed Team Trap event.

Tokyo 2020: Day Five Preview

July 28th, 2021

Day Five marks one of the biggest days of action for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, with plenty of gold medals up for grabs.

Tokyo 2020: Day Five Review

July 28th, 2021

It was a golden Wednesday in Tokyo, headlined by the Women's Four who controlled the race from start to finish.

Tokyo 2020: Day Four Preview

July 27th, 2021

With two bronze medals in the bag thanks to Brendon Smith and Matt Temple, our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders are back in action today on Day Four in Tokyo.  The Hockeyroos, Kookaburras and Aussie Stingers are all undefeated to date, with the Opals set to kick off their campaign tonight. The Matildas are also not to be missed with a defining match against the US.

Tokyo 2020: Day Four Review

July 27th, 2021

The Kookaburras impressed again on Day Four whilst the Matildas may have secured a very hand point that will help them progress to the quarter finals.

It's Tokyo Time: Preview

July 21st, 2021

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

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Sorrento Sailing and Couta Boat Club

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Royal Brighton Yacht Club

Sorrento Sailing and Couta Boat Club

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