The 2017 KO Sailing USODA Optimist Team Trials were held this past weekend at the Brant Beach Sailing Foundation and Yacht Club in Brant Beach, New Jersey. 223 sailors competed in the event which ran from May 11-14th. The regatta had winds between 10-15 knots and temperatures in the 50s for most of the days of racing. 75 sailors made up the Gold Division along with 148 in the Silver A and Silver B Divisions. South Florida sailors came in at the top of the fleet with the Lauderdale Yacht Clubs Stephan Baker in 1st, Justin Callahan in 2nd and Mitchell Callahan in 5th. Coral Reef Yacht Club Sailors Liam O’Keefe and top female sailor Charlie Leigh finished 3rd and 4th respectively.
To take a look at the Gold Fleet results click here- http://www.teamtrials2017.com/uploads/1/0/7/2/10723548/race_1-12_gold_fleet.pdf
For the Silver A & B Fleet results click here- http://www.teamtrials2017.com/uploads/1/0/7/2/10723548/race_1-11_silvera___silver_b__1_.pdf
Congratulations to all the competitors and best of luck moving forward with the upcoming international events.