Final day of the 2015 Laser Masters’ World Championships

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The final day of the 2015 Laser Masters’ World Championships. The day began with light winds and a short postponement ashore. The wind filled in from the South West with 8-10 knots of breeze and sailors headed to the race course to complete their final races of the regatta.

Adonis Bougiouris of Greece wins the Laser Standard Apprentice title at the 2015 Laser Masters’ World Champions. Bougiouris did not need to sail any races today, as his finishes yesterday allowed him to remain in 1st without racing the last two races. He is followed by New Zealand’s Matt Blakey in 2nd and Great Britain’s Paul Scullion in 3rd. Brett Beyers of Australia is the Laser Standard Master Division winner, Peter Hurley, United States, finishes 2nd and Ari Barshi, Dominican, finishes 3rd. In the Laser Standard Grand Masters Division, Peter Shope of the United States is the Champion. Canadian Andrew Roy finishes in 2nd and American Mark Bear in 3rd. Australia’s Mark Bethwaite wins the Laser Standard Great Grand Master Division. Alan Keen of South Africa comes in a very close second, tying in points with Bethwaite. He is followed by New Zealand’s Robert Blakey in 3rd.

Scott Leith of New Zealand is the Radial Apprentice Champion. He is followed by Australia’s Zac Skulander in 2nd and Great Britain’s Steven SmithIMX_18440 in 3rd. Erika Vines of Canada is the female Radial Apprentice Champion. American Keith Davids is the winner of the Radial Masters division, followed by Ian Jones, Great Britain, in 2nd and Joao Ramos of Brazil in 3rd. Kimberly Couranz, United States, if the winner of the female Master Division. In the Radial Grand Master Division, Canadian Al Clark wins the title at the 2015 Laser Masters’ World Champions. He is followed by Terry Scutcher, Great Britain, in 2nd and Robert Britten, Canada, in 3rd. The winner of the Grand Master female division is Canadian Paule Samson.Australia’s Robert Lowndes wins the Radial Great Grand Master Division. Bill Smyes, United States, finishes 2nd and Keith Wilkins of Great Britain finishes 3rd. Hilary Thomas is the female Great Grand Master champion. In the 75 and over division, Peter Seidenberg of the United States wins his 11th World Championship. Canadian Johan Van Rossem finishes in 2nd and New Zealand’s Michael Shields finishes 3rd, and Deirdre Webster is the female champion.

The Closing Ceremonies will be held tonight at the Kingston Yacht Club, with the prize giving scheduled for 8:00pm.

For a full set of Results: http://laserworlds2015.cork.org/?page_id=49

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Day 6 of the Kingston Laser Masters’ Worlds

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Day 6 of the Kingston Laser Masters’ Worlds. Three races were completed today by all competitors in a southerly breeze of 8-10 knots. Tomorrow is the last day of the 2015 Laser Masters World Championships, with closing ceremonies and prize giving at 1900 at the Kingston Yacht Club.

 

In the Laser Standard Apprentice Division, Adonis Bougiouris of Greece (right) IMG_3311 continues to lead the group, with bullets in all races today. New Zealand’s Matt Blakey sits 2nd, and Paul Scullion, Great Britain 3rd.Australia’s Brett Beyers continues to lead the Laser Masters division, even after being black flagged in race 10. He sits 20 points in front of 2nd place, Peter Hurley United States. Dominican’s Ari Barshi is 3rd. In the Laser Standard Grand Masters Division Peter Shope, United States, continues to lead, placing 1,1,2, in today’s races. Canadian Andrew Roy moves up to second after winning the final race of the day, with USA’s Mark Bear in 3rd. Mark Bethwaite continues to lead the Laser Standard Great Grand Master Division, with another race win today. South Africa’s Alan Keen is 2nd, with 4 points separating Keen and Bethwaite. Keen sits 5 points ahead of 3rd place, New Zealand’s Robert Blakey.

The Radial Apprentice Division is lead by Scott Leith, 4 points ahead of Australia’s Zac Skulander with Steve Smith of Great Britain in 3rd. In the Radial Masters Division, Keith Davids of the United States Remains in 1st, with Great Britain’s Ian IMG_3933Jones in 2nd. Brazil’s Joao Ramos sits in 3rd, 5 points behind Jones. Canadian Allan Clark  (left) moves up to 1st in the Radial Grand Master Division, after placing 5,2,3, in today’s races. Clark sits 3 points ahead of fellow Canadian Robert Britten in 2nd and 8 points ahead of Australia’s Jeff Loosemorein 3rd. The Radial Great Grand Master Division continues to be lead by Robert Lowndes of Australia after winning all three races today. Bill Symes of the United States is 2nd and Keith Wilkins of Great Britain 3rd. In the 75 and over division, Peter Seidenberg of the United States remains in 1st, after placing 1,2,1, in today’s races. Seidenberg sits 7 points ahead of Canadian Johan Van Rossem, who placed 3,1,2, in today’s races. Michael Shield of New Zealand sits in 3rd, with a 2,5,5, today.

 

Tomorrow, the first warning signal will be at 1200, with two races scheduled. Visitors are welcome to come down to Portsmouth Olympic Harbour to see all of the on water action!

For updates, follow us on facebook and twitter @CORKKingston and #LaserWorlds15

For a full set of Results: http://laserworlds2015.cork.org/?page_id=49

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For more information
Event Website: http://laserworlds2015.cork.org/
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CORK Regatta Office: (613)-545-1322
Email: media@cork.org
Address: 53 Yonge Street, Kingston Ontario

Day 4 of the Kingston Laser Masters’ World Championships

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Day 4 of the Kingston Laser Masters’ World Championships. The day began with heavy winds and overcast skies. The clouds cleared and the temperature increased, reducing the winds to 7-15 knots from the North/East and two races were completed by all competitors.

The Apprentice Laser standard division continues to be dominated by Adonis Bougiouris, Greece. He is followed by Matt Blakey, New Zealand, who placed 2,1, in today’s races. Great Britain’s Paul Scullion moves up 3rd. Brett Beyers, Australia, won all races today in the Laser Masters division and remains in 1st. Ari Barshi, Dominican, sits in 2nd, and United States Peter Hurley is in 3rd. In the Standard Grand Master division, Peter Shope, United States, sits in 1st, with a 24 point lead from USA’s Mark Bear. Andrew Roy, Canada, moves up to third and is tied in points with Bear. Laser Standard Great Grand Master Sailor Mark Bethwaite, Australia, remains in 1st with South Africa’s Alan Keen in 2nd, and New Zealand’s Robert Blakey in 3rd.

In the Radial Apprentice division New Zealand’s Scott Leith remains in 1st. Zac Skulander, Australia, remains in 2nd and Steven Smith sits in 3rd. USA’s Keith Davids in the Radial Masters division placed 1,4, today to remain in 1st. Ian Jones, Great Britain, sits in 2nd with Brazil’s Joao Ramos 3 points behind in 3rd. Canadian Robert Britten leads the Radial Grand Master division placing 3,5, in today’s races. Australia’s Jeff Loosemore sits in 2nd with Canadian Allan Clark moving up into 3rd. In the Radial Great Grand Master division, Australia’s Robert Lowendes remains in 1st, with a 7 point lead from Bill Symes, United States and Keith Wilkings, Great Britain, sits in 3rd. In the 75 and over division, USA’s Peter Seidenberg placed 1,2 today to remain in 1st. He sits 7 points ahead of Canada’s Johan Van Rossem, who won the final race of the day. Michael Shields of New Zealand sits in 3rd.

There will be no racing tomorrow, with racing continuing on Friday, July 17, with the first signal at 1100, and three races scheduled. Come down to Portsmouth Olympic Harbour to see all of the on water action!

For updates, follow us on facebook and twitter @CORKKingston and #LaserWorlds15

For a full set of Results: http://laserworlds2015.cork.org/?page_id=49

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For more information
Event Website: http://laserworlds2015.cork.org/
CORK website: www.cork.org
CORK Regatta Office: (613)-545-1322
Email: media@cork.org
Address: 53 Yonge Street, Kingston Ontario