Final Day of the CORK International Optimist Regatta

2015 Cork Regatta


Third and final day of the CORK International Optimist Regatta. In 5-7 knots from the East, the red/white/blue fleet completed three races today, finishing the regatta with a total of 8 races. The green fleet completed 4 races today, for a total of 14 races. Congratulations to all the green fleet sailors for finishing their first regatta.

In the white fleet, Charlie Gonzalez, United States, placed first, followed by Gavin Webster, United States, in 2nd, and James Hume, Canada, in 3rd. Michael Kirkman, United States, finished 1st in the blue fleet and 4th overall. Thomas Staples, Canada, placed 2nd in the blue fleet and Jackson Macaulay, Canada, 3rd. Adam Larson, Bermuda, finished first in the red fleet and 1st overall. He was followed by top Canadian Galen Richardson in 2nd and Eric Omielan in 3rd.

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