Sept 23, 2021
The International Etchells Class held its 2021 Canadian Championships, the first Championship since 2019, at Hudson YC. Oakville Yacht Squadron along with Regatta Chair and Fleet 1 representative, Michael Hasko, hosted this event with 13 boats registered from Oakville, Toronto and Montreal.
PRO Tom Nelson and his team did fantastic job of getting 6 of a scheduled 8 races off in a variety of conditions from shifty and light winds on Friday to a steady breeze gusting 25 kts on Saturday. The fleet went out to contest the close standings on Sunday but the wind took a holiday and racing was abandoned for the day. The final results were:
First Place – BER 1467 – Tiburon – Dirk Kneulman; Andrew Macrae; Dave Coxson – Oakville Yacht Squadron;
Second Place – CAN 1246 – Tag No 5 Racing – Craig Peters, Kent Paisley, Lee Parkhill – Oakville Yacht Squadron
Third Place – CAN 1072 – Miss MoneyPenney – Sam Thompson, Connor Mackenzie, Erin Sauder, Jack Porter – Oakville Yacht Squadron.
Complete results here.