Local Heroes 2014-15

Peta Pietromonaco (Westernport Yacht Club)

Congratulations to Peta Pietromonaco for being voted the Women & Girls In Sailing Local Hero for the 2014-15 season for her outstanding contribution to female sailing on Westernport and the establishment of the Sarah Blanck Perpetual Trophy Coaching Regatta.


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Sue Cockman & Maree Wilson (Sorrento SCBC)

Both these ladies have taken on the project of getting Women On Water at SSCBC.

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Sue Leaper & Wendy Luck (Royal Brighton Yacht Club

Sue Leaper and Wendy Luck are long standing Royal Brighton Yacht Club (RBYC) club members and volunteer race management stalwarts.

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David Judge (Hobson's Bay Yacht Club)

David Judge is a staunch supporter of anyone wishing to increase their sailing knowledge.

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Meaghan Densley (Frankston Yacht Club)

2014 saw Meaghan be part of the woman in sailing committee seeking to drive numbers, attendance and training programs for woman of all ages in Victoria.

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Donna Halton (Chelsea Yacht Club)


It was a serendipitous start to Donna’s passion for sailing, when in 2004 she came along to a “bring a friend” day. 

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Dorothy 'Dot' Mackenzie (Albert Sailing Club)

Dot has tirelessly supported the club by volunteering her service since 1982. Dot learnt to sail in 1975 on Albert Park Lake.

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Anne Wells (Albert Park Yacht Club)

Anne Wells joined the APYC in 2012 and was totally new to sailing.

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Leonie Crosbie (Ballaarat Yacht Club)

Leonie discovered sailing as an adult.

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Heather Griffiths (Mordialloc Sailing Club)

Mordialloc Sailing Club has been extremely lucky to have Heather doing this job for us.  We thank her for her efforts and feel it is well and truly time she was recognised by the wider sailing community and not just MSC.

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