Introducing Mel Hitchen-Haw one of our favourite coaches who is very active in developing the fleet at Mornington Yacht Club. Mel is also a member of both MYC and SYC.
Mel sailed Opti's successfully for a number of years, and made AOST 3 times. After the Optimist class Mel transitioned into the Laser 4.7 where she went to the World and came 2nd. More recently Mel has been sailing a 470 with the Australian Sailing Team and has been enjoying getting on Etchells this season.
Mel is a big fan of Australia Rules football and barracks for the Melbourne Demons.