Ullswater YC was well represented at the recentEric Twiname Championship. Sailing against some of the best young sailors in the country the Ullswater youngsters did exceptionally well.
Adam Russ (who is sponsored by Williams BMW) achieved 17th in a large and extremely competitive topper fleet. Adam is tipped to make the Topper National Squad next year - Good luck Adam.
April and Jamie Whiteley got a very respectable 6th in a tough mirror fleet doing some of their best sailing to date.
The Eric Twiname event is the pinnacle of the RYA’s Junior racing calendar, is now in its 26th year and saw young competitors in over 285 boats and windsurfers pit their sailing skills against the best young talents from each of six English Zones, and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, in a bid to help their Zone or home country team clinch the coveted Eric Twiname Shield at the end of the weekend.