The 2019 Optimist World Championship in Antigua, came to an end with the best results ever for Team Bermuda.
Out of 65 countries at the largest Optimist World championships ever, Bermuda is the only country with two top ranked sailors.
Bermuda was led in the Gold Fleet, by Christian Ebbin, Ebbin had been playing second fiddle to Sebastian Kempe who led the Bermuda Fleet until the final day.
Ebbin finished the Regatta with 145 Net Points in the 8th place spot, while Kempe finished in 11th place with 149 Net Points.
In Silver Fleet, Magnus Ringsted finished in 20th place and 85th overall with 2550 Net Points, while Laura Hupman finished in 42nd place in the Fleet and 106th overall.
Nicole Stovell finished in 5th place in the Emerald Fleet and 197th overall with 268 Net Points.
According to coach Pablo Weber, “I am very proud to be part of Team Bermuda and thankful to the Bermuda Optimist Dinghy Association for giving me the opportunity to help develop these sailors. I also want to thank all of the people that made this possible.”