Friday, July 31, 2009
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
LISOT finishes 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th & 10th overall
1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th in Youth Division (under 17)
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th in Girls Division
After two days and 5 races the scores at the C420 National Championship are extremely close. A number of LISOT teams are in contention.
Racing concludes today and after the 6th race is completed the sailors will get a throwout – further compressing the fleet.
Follow the results at http://www.conanicutyachtclub.org/sailing/420-nationals.
Here are upcoming events of interest:
LISOT C420 - Hyannis Regatta (July 31-Aug 2), Hyannis, MA - website
LISOT C420 – C420 Team Racing Nationals (Aug 1-3), E Greenwich, RI - website
LISOT Optimist - USODA New England Championship (Aug 4-6), Sail Newport, RI - website
LISOT C420 – Buzzards Bay Regatta (Aug 7-9), Marion, MA – website - website
LISOT Laser -Laser National Championship (Aug 7-9), Brant Beach, NJ - website
LISOT Optimist sailors who are members of the US Team at the Optimist British National Championship (Aug 8-14), Largs, UK - website
Saturday, July 25, 2009
Friday, July 24, 2009
Thursday, July 23, 2009
LISOT Optimist Head Coach, Pepe Bettini, finished 5th at the 29er Worlds in Riva Del Garda, Italy. A very windy regatta, the top boats sailed heavy with Pepe and crew being the lightest by far.
Follow Pepe on the event website at www.29erworlds.org
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Congratulations to the five teams that are sailing off in the Gold Fleet today in the USODA Team Race Nationals
LISOT L team members are:
Reinier Eenkema van Dijk
Check out the action LIVE beginning at 1200 PST at www.sailgroove.com
Good luck everyone!
Tomorrow is the USODA Girls Nationals and the USODA National Championship starts on Thursday.
Check out http://blog.lisot.org for postings from various events throughout the summer
Monday, July 20, 2009
Sailgroove.com is providing coverage of the USODA Team Race Nationals – Two LISOT sailors were featured on Day 1
Sunday, July 19, 2009
Thursday, July 16, 2009
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
The summer is in full swing now and so are LISOT sailors. Training and events continue to keep LISOT sailors busy. Here are just some of the class highlights for the last week and the week ahead:
Ida Lewis Trophy, July 6-11, Hampton, VA (Club 420)
Straight off the US Youth Championship LISOT had 8 very successful teams at the US Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship (Ida Lewis Trophy). LISOT teams were 5 of the first 7 in the 37 boat fleet. Congratulations to the winners Chanel Miller & Yuri Namikawa.
1st - Chanel Miller/Yuri Namikawa
2nd – Deirdre Lambert/Tracy Doherty
4th – Sarah Williams/Jane Rew
6th – Grace Lucas/Tierney Driscoll
7th – Melany Johnson/Mackenzie Needham
17th – Olivia Crane/Ali Blumenthal
21st – Maddie Bricker/Mary Rodman Crawford
32nd – Claudia Taselaar/Julia Rew
Full results are available at http://www.regattanetwork.com/clubmgmt/applet_regatta_results.php?regatta_id=2056&show_crew=1
Coastal Living Regatta, July 11 & 12, Newport, RI (Club 420)
Apologies are given for lack of mention of crews but congratulations to all!
2nd – Graham Landy
3rd – Markus Edegran
4th – Chris Schade
5th – Elliott Morrill
8th – Evan Read
9th – IG Schottlaender
14th – Abby Rohman
24th – Brogan Savage
28th – Nick Gallagher
Full results are available at http://www.sailnewport.org/npt/c/cnt/down/09C420.html
ISAF Youth Worlds, July 9-18, Buzios, Brazil (I420)
Results after 4 races
Ian Liberty & Alex Whipple – 21st
Morgan Kiss & Laura McKenna – 4th
Follow this event at http://www.isafyouthworlds.com/editions/2009/index.php
International 420 French Nationals, July 14-18, Port-Blanc, Brittany, France (I420)
Head coach Steve Keen leads a team of LISOT sailors at the French Nationals beginning Wednesday, July 14th.
The LISOT teams are:
Jordan Factor/Matthew Wefer
Marlena Fauer/Christina Lewis
Andrew Mollerus/Charlie Peck
Louis Padnos/Ben Spector
Chris Price/Caroline Attwood
Declan Whitmyer/Ian Storck
Sharpen your French and follow the action at http://420uniqua.fr/
The LISOT Laser Radial group is in training mode working toward the Laser Nationals in Brant Beach, NJ in August. 2008 Swedish Laser Olympian, Rasmus Myrgren, has been working with sailors at clinics at the Old Cove Yacht Club in Cutchogue, NY. This past weekend, July 11 & 12, LISOT sailors dominated the District 8 Old Cove Regatta with Ryan Schmitz 1st, Spencer Olsson 2nd and Connor Needham 3rd.
This coming weekend, July 18 & 19, LISOT sponsors another Rasmus Myrgren clinic at Old Cove YC and there is another District 8 regatta at the Southold YC. District 8 results can be found at http://laserd8.tripod.com/news.htm
Congratulations to LISOT sailors Connor Needham and Stefan Kuehn for finishing 1st and 2nd at their recent US Sailing Smythe regional elminations. Both will be attending the Area B Semi-finals for the Smythe. Note that the Smythe is sailed in Full rig lasers.
LISOT optimist sailors have been recharging batteries after training with coaches Pepe Bettini & Rasmus Myrgren and competing internationally in the Dominican Republic, Slovenia & Belgium.
This week the team is preparing for the upcoming USODA Team Race Nationals, USODA Girls Nationals and USODA National Championship at Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club in San Pedro, CA. LISOT will have two team in the Team Race Nationals that run July 18-21. They are:
Reinier Eenkema van Dijk
Follow the action of all three events at http://www.cbyc.org/optiregatta.asp
Our friend and coach, John Bainton, was named this week’s US Sailing Sailor of the Week. Read the story at http://media.ussailing.org/US_SAILING_Media_Home/Sailor_of_the_Week.htm.
Congratulations John. We’re proud of you!
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Currently still in progress is the IODA European Championship and the Flanders Youth Regatta. The Europeans (Slovenia) continue through July 12th and the Flanders Youth Regatta (Belgium) concludes today. Follow LISOT sailors Drew Gallagher at the Europeans and Liza O’Connor and Constantine Spentzos in Flanders on the event websites –
IODA European Championship – www.sailpiran.si/eoc2009
Flanders Youth Regatta - www.nieuwpoortweek.be/