Light Wind Start for Youth Championships at CORK International
Monday, August 10th, 2015 - Kingston, ON
Day one of racing started off light and sunny with winds filling in from the West. All fleets were able to get races off not long after the 12:00pm scheduled start in 5-7 knots of shifty winds.The wind died off after the first race, with fleets heading back ashore close to 4 pm.
In double-handed action, Arie Moffat & Pat Wilson (ON/NS) lead the way, followed by Rory Macleod & Alex Birkenshaw (ON) in 2nd and David Sapp & Julian Qu (NS) in 3rd. In skiff action Eric Lyall & Andrew Moreno (BC) sit 1st, Freja & Astrid Frykman (BC) are 2nd and Louis Reil-Brockie & Sam Bonin (ON) are 3rd.
RS:X sailor Gabriel Verrier Paquette (CAN) leads the North American Championship, followed by Raul Lopez (USA) in 2nd and Ignacio Berenguer (MEX) in 3rd. In the 293 fleet Geronimo Nores (USA) sits in 1st, followed by Tyler McKay (CAN) in 2nd and Mariana Aguilar (MEX) in 3rd. This is the North American and Sail Canada Youth Championships for the 293. The RS:X Youth Championship fleet did not get any races off today.
A complimentary yoga class is scheduled for Tuesday morning at 8:15 am at Laser Hill (in the sail room in case of rain) for all sailors and coaches. Tune into the CORK and Sail Canada Facebook pages to check out all the events going on off the water.
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