Sailors Begin Competing In CORK International

August 10, 2019

A total of 8 young sailors are flying the Bermuda Flag at the CORK International Optimist Regatta 2019 in Canada.

Magnus Ringsted, Christian Ebbin, Rachael Betschart, Pj Rodrigues, Amelia Lewis, Sophia Dias, Laura Hupman, and Ethan Thompson have all started competing.

Due to a thunderstorm moving through the area, only one race was able to be completed on the first day with all eight Bermuda sailors in the top 50 overall.

Ringsted and Ebbin won their Fleet races, Ringsted won the Pink Fleet race, while Ebbin won the Purple Fleet race.

Betschart is T7th after finishing 3rd in the Purple Fleet race, and crossing the line 7th in the Pink Fleet sees Rodrigues T19th.

Lewis comes off the water T25th after finishing 9th in the Pink Fleet, while Dias is T31st after finishing 11th in the Purple Fleet.

Hupman is T40th after finishing 14th in the Purple Fleet and Thompson is T46th after finishing 16th in the Yellow Fleet.

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