Krystal Weir / Regattas (Page 2)

Windsurfing at SailSydney

It has been a while between updates as I have been solely focused on one thing and that is to get through my Physio course at Sydney Uni. My last exam was last week and with that box ticked I can move forward and get back onto the water. Sydney International Regatta is coming very quickly! We have a weeks training before the regatta on Sydney Harbour where we will be lucky enough to have some of Australia’s best coaches Brendan Todd, Sean O’Brien and Jess Crisp coaching us on the RSX Windsurfer. It is an exciting time as the class is growing in Australia. The Australian events have been well supported by some International competitors such as Gelly from Greece, Jannicke and Maria from Norway and...

Yngling European Championships

Currently the team is in Riva Lake Garda for the Yngling Open Spring European Championships. As this was an open regatta Adrian our coach sailed onboard the boat in Karyn position while she went back to Australia to visit her family and attend the Yachting Australia Gala on behalf of the team. During this regatta it was really valuable for the team to have Adrian actually sailing onboard the boat, he was able to help Angela and myself with lots of different aspects of racing. We ended up winning the regatta which is great as this gives us confidence into the next lot of racing. After Hyeres regatta the team all had a short break going there separate ways to have a look at Europe. I decided after 3 years of...


Silver at Yngling Worlds

Twenty eight boats competed over six days to decide the Yngling Women’s World Champion, at the last World Championship before the Olympics this August. We, the Audi / Hamilton Island Australian Team, had a solid start in fairly strong wind, and backed this up with consistent placings on the remaining days. With the points being extremely close, we had to finish within 2 places of Germany in the Medal Race to hold on to our second place. We managed to do this, and so secured the silver medal. Making the Medal Race (Top Ten) was our goal- not counting on a podium finish in our second major international regatta as team! A focus on speed, smart racing and our own processes enabled us to handle the variety...