Patin Dominating US Champ of Champs
Published on October 7th, 2016
Lake Bluff, IL (October 7, 2016) – US Sailing’s Championship of Champions is recognized as one of the more unique adult racing events in the country, held October 7-9, in the Sunfish on Lake Bluff to see if they can hold their own against a strong fleet of class titlists.
Nineteen sailors have been selected to race for the Jack Brown Trophy while representing their class at the 2016 Championship of Champions, hosted by the Lake Bluff Yacht Club. Racing started today, with 10 races completed in the round robin format.
Currently in first place with 24.8 points is Paul-Jon Patin, followed by Greg Gust with 29 points, and Eugene Schmitt in third with 36 points.
Racing continues through Sunday.
About US Sailing
The United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership, integrity, and growth for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. US Sailing offers training and education programs for instructors and race officials, supports a wide range of sailing organizations and communities, issues offshore rating certificates, and provides administration and oversight of competitive sailing across the country, including National Championships and the US Sailing Team Sperry. For more information, please visit www.ussailing.org.
Source: US Sailing