Sailing Office

Sailing Manager - Justine Kirkjian

Sailing Manager Justine Kirkjian is responsible for the day to day
running of the Sailing Office and manages all the clubs racing and major races including the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and Sydney Gold Coast Race.

Justine has been involved in the sailing industry for over 15 years having also worked at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron and Yachting Association of New South Wales following the completion of her Bachelors Degree in Health Science (Fitness & Sports Management).

Justine was awarded the Yachting Australia Sports Professional Award in 2015, recognising her ongoing dedication and commitment to yachting in Australia.

A regular sailor, Justine has sailed various dinghies and yachts since she started racing Manly Juniors at the age of 5.


Assistant Sailing Manager - Stephen Craig

Stephen has been with the Sailing Office team since 2008, and has a strong background in Sports Administration having worked with the South West Sydney Academy of Sport as a sports programs coordinator. Stephen has completed a Diploma of Management along with general studies in Journalism, Sport and Recreation.

Originally from Queensland, Stephen has spent many weekends sailing around the Whitsundays and has a fond appreciation of the sport.