US Singlehanded Titles Settled in Ohio
Published on July 10th, 2016
Mentor, OH (July 10, 2016) – The four day Laser Class U.S. National Championships, which was also used as the U.S. Singlehanded Sailing Championships, witnessed a dominating performance by Henry Marshall who won seven of 11 races in the 49-boat Full-Rig fleet. Placing 17 points behind Henry for second place was his brother, William Marshall. The three Marshall brothers finished in the top five, as Jack Marshall finished fifth.
Winning the outright 101-boat Radial fleet for the Laser National Championship was Carrson Pearce, edging out Andrea Aldana by five points. Anna Weis, who finished ninth overall, captured the U.S. Singlehanded Women’s Championship.
Blaire McCarthy toped the 9-boat 4.7 fleet.
Held July 7-10, the fleets completed two races on Thursday, four races each on Friday and Saturday, and one final race on Sunday.
Sailors were eligible for the U.S. Singlehanded Sailing Championships by being U.S. citizens and at least age 17 in the calendar year of 2016.
Source: Jake Fish, US Sailing