Final Day of the 2015 Laser Masters’ World Championships

Laser Finals

 

Credit: SailingShot

The final day of the 2015 Laser Masters’ World Championships. The day began with light winds and a short postponement ashore. The wind filled in from the South West with 8-10 knots of breeze and sailors headed to the race course to complete their final races of the regatta.

Adonis Bougiouris of Greece wins the Laser Standard Apprentice title at the 2015 Laser Masters’ World Champions.  Bougiouris did not need to sail any races today, as his finishes yesterday allowed him to remain in 1st without racing the last two races. He is followed by New Zealand’s Matt Blakey in 2nd and Great Britain’s Paul Scullion in 3rd. Brett Beyers of Australia is the Laser Standard Master Division winner,  Peter Hurley, United States, finishes 2nd and Ari Barshi, Dominican, finishes 3rd. In the Laser Standard Grand Masters Division, Peter Shope of the United States is the Champion. Canadian Andrew Roy finishes in 2nd and American Mark Bear in 3rd. Australia’s Mark Bethwaite wins the Laser Standard Great Grand Master Division.  Alan Keen of South Africa comes in a very close second, tying in points with Bethwaite.  He is followed by New Zealand’s Robert Blakey in 3rd.

Scott Leith of New Zealand is the Radial Apprentice Champion. He is followed by Australia’s ZacSkulander in 2nd and Great Britain’s Steven Smith in 3rd. Erika Vines of Canada is the female Radial Apprentice Champion. American Keith Davids is the winner of the  Radial Masters division, followed by Ian Jones, Great Britain, in 2nd and Joao Ramos of Brazil in 3rd. Kimberly Couranz, United States, if the winner of the female Master Division. In the Radial Grand Master Division, Canadian Al Clark wins the title at the 2015 Laser Masters’ World Champions. He is followed by Terry Scutcher, Great Britain, in 2nd and Robert Britten, Canada, in 3rd. The winner of the Grand Master female division is Canadian PauleSamson.Australia’s Robert Lowndes wins the Radial Great Grand Master Division. Bill Smyes, United States, finishes 2nd and Keith Wilkins of Great Britain finishes 3rd. Hilary Thomas is the female Great Grand Master champion.  In the 75 and over division, Peter Seidenberg of the United States wins his 11th World Championship. Canadian Johan Van Rossem finishes in 2nd, New Zealand’s Michael Shields finishes 3rd, and Canadian Deirdre Webster is the female champion.

For a full set of Results: http://kingstonlaserworlds2015.com/?page_id=49

 

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