The Thistle - An E-Newsletter of Scotch College, Perth, Western Australia

Scotch Sailors make Nationals

During the coming holidays, 14 Scotch College sailors are representing the College in the National Schools Teams Racing Competition. The competition will be at Nedlands Yacht Club from July 6-8.

Scotch College entered two teams in the State competition and the boys came second and third behind Shenton College. Both teams will now compete in the Nationals being held in Perth.

The Nationals are jointly hosted by Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club and Nedlands Yacht Club and over twenty teams from around Australia will be vying for the National title. Scotch College won the Nationals in 2012 and placed second in 2010 and 2013. The boys have been training all term to regain the trophy.

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The following boys are representing the College: Adam Brenz-Verca (Captain) (Year 11, Stuart), Thomas Hodge (Vice Captain) (Year 10, St Andrews), Rory Blackley (Year 11, Ferguson), Daniel Bower (Year 8, James), Grayson Downes (Year 9, Brisbane), Lachlan Norcott (Year 9, Anderson), Joshua O'Dea (Year 10, Brisbane), Thomas Ostergaard (Year 7, Andrew), Marcello Torre (Year 10, Cameron), Raffael Torre (Year 8, Bruce), Henry Townes (Year 8, Robert), Hamish Watson (Year 10, Ross), Harry Williams (Year 8, David) and Rhys Williams (Year 9, Anderson).

Go Scotch!

Mr Brad Watson
Teacher in Charge of Sailing