A strong fleet was challenged by mixed conditions and tight racing over 4 days on the fresh water of Lake Ontario. With 4 of the current top 5 boats in the world competing, the battle for the podium places was always destined to be tough. However the renowned Kingston seabreeze “wasn’t normally like this” and the fleet endured challenging racing with shifty and variable breeze which made racing particularly challenging.
Current world Champions Mike Martin and Adam Lowry (USA) ultimately managed the conditions to win with a comfortable lead over ex World Champion Howie Hamlin (USA) sailing with relative newcomer Russ Clark from the UK who started his 5o5 racing recently with wife Penny Clark in the UK Association boat. More here.
Title inspiration thanks to Toots & The Maytals.