2017 Soling North American Championship
2017 Soling North American
MYC, Milwaukee WI, August 24th to 27th,
USA MYC, WI, August 24th to 27th,
Peter Hall, William Hall and Gord Devries were crowned today at the Milwaukee Yacht Club once the race officer Russ Sobota called off for the day with flags N over A due to extremely unpredictable winds and thunderstorms with an impressive lighting.
GER 11 with Michael Dietzel, Hannes Ramoser and Connor Clafin were in second consolidated past Saturday with 9 points ahead the best US boat USA 816 with Ross Richards, Patrick Richards and Drew Kosmoski.
USSA representative Dave Baum with USA 845 sailing with Bill Bresser and James Bruss finished in fourth just ahead the other visitor GER 1 with Roman Koch, Martin Zeileis and Hermann Wegener.
The Van Dyke Trophy awarded to the winner of the “red” fleet stablished after the two first days of the regatta from the middle to the bottom in the score list was given to: USA 832 With Charlie Kamps, Jon Bailey and Vytas Kasyunas.
Ashley Henderson sailing at USA 601 with Tyler Black and Hays Formella won the woman best placed at the event; she was contesting the trophy against Mary Sophia Smith, Sarah Piraino, Mary Cimrmancic.
USA 601 also got the trophy from the best Classic boat (built before January 1980).
The Next North American Championship will be held in Montreal next August 23 to 26 of 2018 .
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CAN 225 the 2017 North American Champions