Ella is off to the World Champs!

Eleanor Grimshaw – who attended Started her sailing days at Parkdale Yacht Club – and Laura Harding have been sailing a 420 since October last year. They came 8th overall in the 420 Championships, they were the 2nd female team across the finish line.

This resulted in an invitation from the 420 Association to participate the World Championships in Italy, July 2016.

Ella started sailing a Minnow at Parkdale Yacht Club when she was 5 years old.
Ella and Laura have done so very well with a lot of hard work involved especially in the last 3-4 months and are very excited to be representing Australia in the 420 class.

Ella and Laura (R) on the podium at the Splash Festival

Ella & Laura on the harbour – taken in the ‘Youth National Championships’ on the 12-1-2016