Closing Day of The Laser Canadian Championships

Cork 2015 Results

 

The 2015 Laser Canadian Championships at CORK in Kingston, Canada hosted 108 competitors representing 17 Nations.The second and final day of the Laser Canadian Championships had a short postponement onshore while sailors waited for the fog to lift. Once the weather had cleared, 6-8 knots filled in from the South/South West. Each fleet of sailors were able to finish two races today to complete the series.

The Laser Standard fleet was very competitive, with many international competitors also competing in this event in preparation for the Laser World Championship. Cy Thompson representing the US Virgin Islands was able to have a clean start and lead the fleet through race 1. Thompson was followed by Jonasz Stelmaszyk representing Poland in 2nd, and Juan Ignacio Maegli  representing Guatemala in 3rd. The second race was lead and won by Guatemalan sailor  Maegli , followed by Canadian Sailing Team’s Tom Ramshaw, and Great Britain’s Nick Thompson.  The Laser fleet finished the day with Guatemalas Maegli  1st overall, followed by Great Britain’s Nick Thompson in 2nd, and Canada’s Tom Ramshaw in 3rd.

The Radial fleet had a slow start with multiple general recalls, followed by a black flag start. Canadian Sailing Team member Brenda Bowskill placed 3rd in the first race, behind Ontario Sailing Team’s Matti Muru and Quebec Sailing Team’s Coralie Vittecoq. Bowskill was able to beat out the other competitors in the last race, putting herself in first overall. Matti Muru was close behind finishing second in both the race and overall. Quebec Sailing Team’s Justin Vittecoq remained consistently in the top ten, placing 4th and 8th in the two races to finish third overall.

This upcoming week will be pre-event training for the Laser Standard Men’s World Championships (June 29- July 8) and the Laser Masters’ World Championships (July 10-18). For a full summer regatta schedule see: http://www.cork.org/2015-event-schedule/

For results: http://www.cork.org/2015-results/

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