Great closure today for the European Laser Master Championships 2017 in Fouesnant, France, where all 163 Laser Master sailors enjoyed the last two rounds of event, completing all ten races scheduled.
European Laser Master Championships 2017 – Laser Standard – Final results
Master sailor Carlos Martinez ESP (2-2-2-3-1-2-1-4-
5– 8) rounded great performance today and ratified Overall and Master’s championship titles in the Laser Standard fleet, although scoring a disappointing 5-8 in the end! 😉
Dutch sailor Rik Wolters NED (1-
15-1-7-7-3-2-1-12- 30) seemed to be relaxed also today! ;)) marking a 12-30 but good enough to round a great tournament, achieving Overall Vice-championship and Grand Master’s title. Third place overall was finally for Grand Master sailor Alan Davis GBR ( BFD– 23-4-2-3-19-10-13-7-1) recovering from a bad start and closing competition in great shape winning the last race.
Leandro Rosado ESP (
19-5-10-16-6- 33-12-7-4-5) could finally hold first place and secured Apprentice’s triumph, ending 4th overall.
Great Grand Master title was for Wolfgang Gerz GER (
24-17-12-8-8-12-3-2-17-9 ), finishing 5th overall.
Tim Law GBR, Bertrand Blanchet FRA, Wouter Duetz NED, Roger Schulz GER and Cedir Canas ESP completed Top 10 classification.
European Laser Master Championships 2017 – Laser Radial – Final results
Finally British sailors rounded a great performance in the Laser Radial fleet, achieving all first 4 places overall. Master sailor Ian Jones GBR (4-2-1-14-1-
17-5-1-2-12) was 2017 absolute winner with 28 points. Vice-championship and Grand Master championship prizes for Steve Cockerill GBR (3-5-3- 21-3-2-12-2-10-2) with 30. Third overall and Apprentice’s first place title for Jon Emmett GBR (1-1-7-4-7-4- 15-13-3-6) with 33. Fourth overall and Master’s 2nd place for Ian Gregory GBR (10-4-6- 26-9-5-1- 18-1-1), marking a perfect score today and finishing draw in 37 points with Alessio Marinelli ITA, finally 5th Overall and 3rd Master.
Monica Azon ESP (9-
12-2-9-2-7-2-6- BFD-11) closed event in 6th place overall with 48 units and crowned Women’s absolute champion.
Grand Masters Michiel Pals NED, Gilles Coadou FRA, Rob Cage GBR and Jeff Loosemore AUS completed Top 10 occupying places 7th to 10th respectively.
Mike Kinnear GBR is new Great Grand Master‘s champion, finishing 22nd overall, and just one place behind him on place 23 our great Laser class Legend Peter Seidenberg USA.
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Thanks everyone for this great time and hope to see you on next event. Keep smiling – keep sailing!