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STI Youth Council

The Sail Training International (STI) Youth Council was launched in March 2009. It comprises of representatives from nearly every one of Sail Training International’s 26 member national sail training organisations (NSTOs).

The main objectives of the Youth Council are to represent a youth voice in decision making within the sail training community and to inspire, support and promote the involvement of young people in all aspects of sail training. They also aim to support sail training communities in enabling young people to become active contributors. Through their discussions they create a positive environment for the exchange of ideas and innovations and to promote individual growth through international friendships and multicultural understanding.

They also support the development and growth of alumni groups within sail training organisations to expand the network of contact between those who have been, or may become, engaged in sail training.

Youth Council

Aoife Ledwidge-O’Brien
Chairperson (Ireland)
Matilda Dagberg
Vice Chairman (Sweden)
Jack Dignan
Secretary (United Kingdom)
Marta Carvalho Martins
Portugal Representative
Beatrice Udé
France Representative
Linda Ormus
Estonia Representative
Georg Fimpel
Germany Representative
Caedon Kingdon
Canada Representative
Jessie Floyd
US Representative
Milosz Kolec
Poland Representative
Anousch Vallaeys
Belgium Representative
Eline Kristiansen
Norway Representative
Louise Olsen
Denmark Representative
sail training international latvian youth council representative Jelizaveta Ivanova
Jelizaveta Ivanova
Latvia Representative
Aoibhinn Lynch
Ireland Representative
Merel van den Broek
Netherlands Representative
Ayaka Matsushita
Japan Representative
Tash Jamieson
Australia Representative
Emma Laitinen
Finland Representative

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