The first day of the Fall CORK Regatta brought strong winds of 15-17 knots from the South. 195 sailors from across Canada will compete in the Laser, Radial, Optimist, Soling, 49erFX, 420, and 29er fleets. Today the 49erFX fleet completed 2 races and all other fleets completed 3. This event is the District 3 Championship and Fogh Gold Cup for Laser Standard and Radial. It is also the Ontario Open Women’s Single Handed and Double Handed Championships, and the Soling Canadian Championship.
Patrick Wilson & Arie Moffatt sit in 1st in the 420 fleet. They are followed by Iain Doran-Des Brisay & Micheal Montagnese in 2nd and Solange Pacarar & Marion Lafrance-Berger in 3rd. 29er team Louis Riel-Brockie & Sam Bonin lead the fleet through the day, placing 1st in all three races. Jack Spears & Siobhan Kidd sit in 2nd, and Aleks Vagners & Michael Lynch in 3rd. 49erFX Team Arielle Morgan & Heather Myatt placed 1,1, today and sit in 1st. Morgan & Myatt are followed by Evan DePaul & William Jones. In the Soling fleet, Peter Hall led the pack through the day, winning all races. Hall is followed by Manfred Kanter in 2nd and Terry Booth in 3rd.
The Laser Standard fleet was led by Matthew Sherar through all three races. Justin Norton sits in 2nd overall, 4 points ahead of 3rd place, Hugh Macrae. Sarah Douglas currently sits in 1st in the Laser Radial open division, and is tied in points with Matti Muru who sits in 2nd. In the Optimist fleet, Dale Whitmore sits in 1st, Colin Davies in 2nd and Georgia Phillips in 3rd
Racing continues tomorrow, September 20, at 1100, with three races scheduled. Closing Ceremonies and Prize Giving will be held after racing.
Come down to Portsmouth Olympic Harbour to see all the action!
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For a full set of results: http://www.cork.org/2015-results/
For more information
CORK website: www.cork.org
CORK Regatta Office: (613)-545-1322
Address: 53 Yonge Street, Kingston Ontario