The Oak Harbor Yacht Club (OHYC) would want to get lead the game and engrave the name of Ryan Forbes on the first-place trophy in 2019 North American San Juan 24 Championship regatta. The day was filled with enthusiasm and spirit of competition. There were boats present to beat the heat and witness their win in the races.
Forbes is from Orcas Island and it is skippered by Ekona Juan for his fourth North American title in the span of five years. He claimed his fourth title in the 2018 championship event that happened in Oak Harbor last weekend. He lost the championship with just a few scores in 2015 and ended up second.
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Among the different world championships that have been started off in October, a recent one is the Techno293 World Championships for this year. This has been recently kick-started and many are excited about it. The last weekend the championship was started at Salou along the Spanish coastline; those who were eligible completed their registration formalities and were present to experience the opening ceremony.
Ezio Ferin being the class president concluded that the kids were happy to begin the sailing race and that was what mattered. Even though October is nearly at the end, but the coastline offered sunny and beautiful weather; it reminded everyone that summer was not yet over and that is what everyone could make the most of.
The opening races comprised of several events and here an Israeli Junior, Daniel Basik was able to show his mark, gaining first and second place in the two races held in the beginning of the day. Jules Chantrel was another contestant from France who also gained similar points as Daniel.
With these two young sailors playing close to each other they were able to beat out others such as Eden Chen who landed in third position. He had made a strong start and even gained third position when the first race concluded, but the second race saw him behind the first two positions. Even among the girls Israel participants were able to perform well. Ella Benbenisti came away with four points while Sharon Kantor scored nine and Mak Cjheuk-Wing from Hong Kong was at par with Sharon.
The races faced good condition in terms of favorable wind and sun conditions on the first day, which gave the young sailors ample opportunity to showcase their skills. These races are a yearly event and provide a platform for junior sailors to showcase their skills on a competitive platform.