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.