Stovell & Kempe Win ILCA6 Class In UK

June 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

Young Bermudian sailors Sebastian Kempe and Nicole Stovell recently won their classes at the RYA Youth National Championships held in Wales.

Ipswich Star website said, “Students from the Royal Hospital School [HRS] in Holbrook, Ipswich, have dominated the podium at a national sailing championship.

“The RYA Youth National Championships, held in Pwllheli, Wales, saw two current students finish first in both the male and female classes.

The RYA Youth National Championships saw two current students finish first in both the male and female classes. Photo courtesy of Royal Hospital School

RYA Youth National Championships June 2022

“The male class also saw one student come in second, while a recent school leave came in third.

“Year 12, Sebastian Kempe, who is also the current World Youth Sailing Champion, came first in the ILCA6 class, followed by Thommie Grit [also Year 12]. Third place went to Will Pank [19], who left the school last year.

“Nicole Stovell, who joined RHS in January from Bermuda, came first in the ILCA 6 female class.

“Sebastian and Nicole, both from Bermuda, will now go on to represent their country at the Youth Sailing World Championships in the Netherlands this summer.”

You can read the full story here on Ipswich Star.

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