The sun sets at the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series in Miami

The sun sets at the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series in Miami

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 - Miami, Florida

The 2019 Hempel World Cup Series tested the patience of sailors with the continuous days of light and shifty winds. Pushing through to the medal races were CST members, Tom Ramshaw and Sarah Douglas. Both sailors experienced a tough start to the week but slowly made their way up the scoreboard placing them amongst the top 10 in their respective fleets.


Sailing in yet another day of light winds, Tom pushed through and crossed the finish line in second, placing himself 4th overall in the Finn fleet. “After a tough start to the Miami World Cup in light shifty conditions, I managed to move up and finish 4th, missing out on the podium by just a few points. Definitely happy with my continuing improvements but there's still lots of hard work to be done.


Laser Radial sailor, Sarah went into the medal race in 10th place alleviating some of the pressure and was only focused on going up from there. She pushed her way through the pack finish the medal race in 8th place, placing her 10th overall. She comments “Although I am happy to have finished 10th after a challenging week, I had a realization that just making the medal race is not enough for me, and I want to be in the fight for a medal.


Here are the final results for Canadian Sailors


28th - Robert Davis (CST)

29th- Fillah Karim (CSDS)

47th - Hugh Macrae

54th - Matti Muru

58th - Luke Ruitenberg (CSDS)

66th - Justin Norton

73rd - Forrest Wachholz

76th- Liam Bruce

96th - James Juhasz

98th- Chris Dold

Laser Radial

10th - Sarah Douglas (CST)

18th - Maura Dewey

32nd - Isabella Bertold (CST)

33rd - Coralie Vittecoq (CSDS)

55th - Clara Gravely



4th - Tom Ramshaw (CST)

21st - Kyle Martin (CSDS)

22nd - Gordon Stevens  

24th - Quinton Gallon



37th - Alexander Heinzemann & Justin Barnes

38th - William Jones & Evan DePaul (CSDS)

39th - Ryan & Andrew Wood (CSDS)

42nd - Dylan Jones & Jonathan Kelly


32nd - Ali Ten Hove & Mariah Millen (CSDS)

33rd - Georgia Lewin-LaFrance(CSDS) & Antonia Lewin-LaFrance

35th - Audrey Staples & Madeline Gillis (CSDS) - Due to an injury, the team was unable to finish racing the event  


Nacra 17

22nd - Allie Surrette & Max Flinn


470 Men

37th - Joshua Yale & Michael Montagnese


RS:X Women

40th - Olivia Mew


A big shoutout goes to all of our Canadian sailors who competed at this event! All their results can be found here


This event was the selection event for the 2019 Olympic Test Event in Japan. Canadian sailors at the top of their fleet will be considered by Sail Canada’s High Performance Director to attend the Olympic Test Event in Enoshima which will take place August 15th - 23rd 2019.


Image: Sailing Energy / World Sailing




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