End of sailing season 2019
The 2019 Trinidad & Tobago Sailing Association closed off their Big Boat and Dinghy Racing Season with the Sailing Youths making a great showing. The Season closed off with big boats having a great performance during the season. In the Racer/Cruiser Spinnaker Class the results for the year ending was “Joia” a Beneteau Europe 11 owned by Brian Wallace taking the 1st Place, Cmos a Soverel 43 owned by Norman Da Costa placing 2nd and Dingolay a LS 10 owned by Mark Chapman taking 3rd place.
In the Racer/Cruiser 2 Class, Merlin an Excalibar 36 owned by a well-seasoned Sailor Rupert Grimshaw took 1st place, Panache a Cal 2/30 Owned by Wade Riley took 2nd place and Canopus a Show 34 Owned by Richard Harford was in the 3rd place.
The Ladies were not to be out done, as we had Kathryn Christopher at the Helm of S/V Wajang taking the 1st place in the Racing Class and Josefa Valdez-Telfer on Merlin taking 1st Place in the Racer/Cruiser Class in the Lady Skipper Race 2019 which took place on March 17.
The Junior Skipper Race was also in March and showed that the young sailors are taking the sport very seriously. In 1st place for the Racing Class was Yannick Aleong on Cmos, 2nd Place was Savana Assam on Wajang and 3rd place was Saif Ragbir on Dingolay. In the Racer/Cruiser Class 1st place went to Alexia Pouthier on Mistral, 2nd Place was Ava and Hailey Josa on Nirvana and 3rd Place was Katelyn Awai on Petit Careme.
The overall sailing season continued to show the youths in good standing, with Keston Regis Munroe and Isaiah Alexis in 3rd Place in the 420 Class for the 2018-2019 Dinghy Rankings.