2018 Optimist Team Race Midwinters

Published on January 15th, 2018

The 2018 Optimist Team Race Midwinter Championships were held January 13-15 at the South Carolina Yacht Club in Hilton Head, SC. Twenty-five teams of 4 boats each competed in sunny but chilly and blustery conditions on Calibogue Sound. Managed by a 32 person Race Committee, 315 races were completed across two separate courses over the three day period.

Final Results – Gold Fleet:

1. Long Island Sound Optimist Team BLACK
Griffin Gigliotti
Benjamin Honig
Vanessa Lahrkamp
Samara Walshe
Jack Solmo

2. Lauderdale YC 1
Connor Boland
Sara Schumann
Jack Redmond
Laura Hamilton
Ryan Konrad

3. Coral Reef YC Spectra
Liam O’Keefe
Charlie Leigh
Peter Foley
Jonathan Siegel
Enzo Menditto

Final Results – Silver Fleet:

1. Long Island Sound Optimist Team Gold
Landon Cormie
Margaux Cowles
Wyatt Bischoff
Cole Nightingale
Declan Quirkee

2. Long Island Sound Optimist Team Cool Grey
Leighton Farrel
Henry Allgeier
Lolo Cadarso
Clark Morris
Max Laferriere

3. Red Right Return
Hugh Carly
Kyle Reinecke
Reed McAllister
Willem DeSimone

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Source: Wes Bray

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