Sailing: World Optimist Championships Day #5

September 5, 2018

Bermuda sailors continue competing at the 2018 Optimist World Championship in Cyprus, with Christian Ebbin, Sebastian Kempe, Ahzai Smith, Magnus Ringsted and Leyli Walker representing the island.

With 13 – 16 knots of wind, young sailors gave their best for their quest to a higher ranking on the final leader board.

Kempe remains in 4th place in the Silver Fleet with 143 Net Points, also sailing in the Silver Fleet is Ebbin who fell two places and is in 31st place with 197 Net Points.

Walker is the only Bermuda Sailor in the Bronze Fleet and she moved up five places on the day to finish in 60th place with 340 Net Points.

Ringsted, sailing in the Emerald Fleet, jumped 12 places and is now in 11th place with 280 Net Points and Smith jumped 14 places and is currently 12th in the Fleet with 283 Net Points.

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