Mozambique's Maria Mabjaia is just like any other sailor heading to the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships in Langkawi, Malaysia this December. She has a passion, sporting aspirations and dreams that any young sports person would have.
The ISAF Youth Worlds Emerging Nations Program has opened the door for 28 nations to sail at the 2015 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships set to be held from 27 December to 3 January 2016 in Langkawi, Malaysia.
A record number of 80 nations will be in attendance at the 45th ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships in Langkawi, Malaysia at the end of the year after the conclusion of the Youth World Emerging Nations Program (ENP).
Growing up can be tough on a teenager, especially when trying to make their way in to elite sports. When most of us grow up we struggle to think of what we will do in the future, which direction we will head in.
Varun Ashok Thakkar and Ganapathy Kc only began sailing with each other in the 29er seven weeks ago and the pair are enjoying their experience so far at the 41st ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Zadar, Croatia.