Christian Ebbin Wins British Sailing Nationals

August 17, 2018

Bermuda’s Christian Ebbin made an outstanding showing at the Volvo Gill Optimist British Nationals in England, winning the overall title in a field of over 150 competitors from around the world.

Ebbin won the overall fleet with 44 net points, and he was one of a team of Bermuda sailors in action, who all showed impressive form.

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Sebastian Kempe finished in 15th with 135 net points, Magnus Ringsted was 24th with 193 net points and Amelia Lewis was 71st with 381 net points.

Rachel Betschart also made an excellent showing, finishing as the 4th female and in 23rd place overall with 181 net points, while Laura Hupman finished in 3rd in the silver fleet with 174 net points.

The 154 strong fleet included youth sailors from nations including England, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Hong Kong, Cayman Islands, France, Spain, Australia, and the United States.

The Senior Fleet Gold results follow below [PDF here]:

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  1. Toxic Masculinity says:

    That is a fantastic effort. Congratulations Christan!!!

  2. Brenda Spearing says:


    Idle Acres residents are very proud of you. Congratulations.

    Brenda Spearing

  3. Double S says:

    Well done young man.

  4. Kenneth Spurling says:

    Congratulations Christian! That’s the way to show them!

  5. Athena says:

    Congratulations, Christian. Well done against sailing peers from around the world. We are all proud of you.

  6. accurate says:

    Very well done!

  7. David Petty says:

    Well done Christian! Great job! Whoop, whoop!!

  8. Overboard Hope says:

    Impressive, way to go.

  9. Hey says:

    Go Christian!!!

    A very impressive performance. Very proud

  10. Çharlly X says:

    Well well well ! Congratulations! Your Hard work Listening to instructions and execution them has given you the Glory ! Sail On