RAYC Members win North American Etchells Champs

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RAYC Members win North American Etchells Champs

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Royal Akarana Yacht Club members Anatole Masfen and Andrew “Willzy” Wills, along with Dirk Kneulman have won the North American Etchells Championship hosted by the Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit, MI.

After discarding a 9th place in the 7th and final race, NZL 1348 finished with 14 points overall – less than half the points of second-placed Argyle Campbell in USA 1375 (29 points overall).

Australian Mark Johnson in AUS 102 finished 3rd with 36 points overall, in a fleet of 25 boats that included Americans, Canadians and a Bahamian entry.

Full results can be found here.

By |September 11th, 2012|Categories: All News, Regattas|

About the Author:

Suellen is our Yachting and Communications Manager looking after sailing, PR and the club website. Are you out and about competing and representing RAYC at regattas and events? If so, please let us know how you go. Email suellen@rayc.co.nz with details and photos.

3 Comments

  1. Howard Spencer September 12, 2012 at 4:55 am - Reply

    Awesome result for the guys, plenty of hard work an commitment required, stoked for the guys!!

    Glad I missed the celebration.

  2. Matt Woodley September 12, 2012 at 7:43 am - Reply

    Fantastic result!!! Congratulations guys. With etchell north American champions and Olympic silver medalists in the club this season is shaping up as one of the best!

  3. Nathan Bonney September 13, 2012 at 9:50 am - Reply

    Fantastic! Well done…

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