Tricky Conditions on Day Two of the Sail Canada Youth Championships at CORK International

Tricky Conditions on Day Two of the Sail Canada Youth Championships at CORK International

Tuesday August 11, 2015 - Kingston, ON

Day two of racing started off wet and cloudy with winds filling in from the northwest. All fleets were launched and ready for the scheduled start time of 11am with 5-7 knots of wind building. The wind continued to increase as the day progressed with 9-13 knots of wind for races 2 & 3.

Today is the last day of qualifiers with the Radial and 420 fleets, they will now be split into championship fleets for the final two days of racing.

Leading the Laser fleet on day two is Forrest Waccholz (ON) in 1st with 3 bullets on the day. Brayden Garvey (ON) and Conrad Vandlik (USA) follow in 2nd and 3rd respectively. In the 4.7 fleet Henryk Luczynski (ON) leads, followed by Johnny Walton (USA) in 2nd and Benjamin Derbyshire (BAH) in 3rd.

Matti Muru (ON) took over the lead in the Radial fleet after three races today, Conor Nicholas (AUS) sits in 2nd and Delorose Moriera Fraschini (URU) is 3rd and top female in the fleet. Muru is the defending Sail Canada Radial Youth Champion, looking to secure a Youth World team spot at this event.

In double-handed action, Arie Moffat & Pat Wilson (ON) continue to lead the 420 fleet into the championship series, followed by Terra Lanteigne & Georgia Lewin-LaFrance (NS) in 2nd and Gray Snyder & Jack Porter (ON) in 3rd. In skiff action Eric Lyall & Andrew Moreno (BC) continue sit in 1st for the 29er fleet with four wins in five races, while teammates Freja & Astrid Frykman (BC) are 2nd and Cameron Shaw & Henry Lockyer (NS/ON) are 3rd.

In skiff action Eric Lyall & Andrew Moreno (BC) continue to sit in 1st for the 29er fleet with four wins in five races, while teammates Freja & Astrid Frykman (BC) are 2nd and Cameron Shaw & Henry Lockyer (NS/ON) are 3rd.

RS:X sailor Ignacio Berenguer (MEX) moves into 1st in the North American Championship, followed by Gabriel Verrier Paquette (CAN) in 2nd and Raul Lopez (USA) in 3rd. Cristina Oritz Vivas (MEX) leads the female RS:X fleet, with Laurence Bonneau-Charland (CAN) in 2nd and Nicole Level (MEX) in 3rd. The Youth leader in the RS:X is Juan Varela (MEX) in 1st, Mack Van den Eerenbeemt in 2nd and Zane Feder (CAN(ON)) in 3rd. In the 293 fleet Geronimo Nores (USA) sits in 1st, followed by Mariana Aguilar (MEX) in 2nd and Anthony Swaelens (CAN(QC)) in 3rd.

Racing continues tomorrow with the 420 and Radial fleets starting their finals series with a scheduled 3 races. All other fleets will continue onto their 3rd day of racing.

Don’t miss Canadian Sailing Team Coach Mark Asquith’s debriefs every day after racing! This is a great opportunity for sailor and coach development.

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