Federico Colaninno, of the Yacht Club Gaeta, Italy, won the inaugural U19 prize at the 2017 U23 Finn World Championships. Out of a fleet of 45 young sailors, 15 were under 19 years old, and the best U19 sailors were acknowledged at the prizegiving. Colaninno also placed a creditable 12th in the U23 fleet.
U19 Top 5
1 ITA 71 Federico Colaninno Yacht Club Gaeta
2 ESP 235 Joan Cardona Mendez Real Club Nautico De Palma
3 SLO 11 Liam Orel JK Jadro Koper
4 GBR 98 Cameron Tweedle Oxford SC / RAFSA
5 GBR 707 Callum Dixon Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre