2017 OFFICIAL RESULTS & STANDINGS

   

DAY 5
In a series of matches that were as mercurial as the weather, Ian Williams (GBR) and his Team GAC Pindar triumphed in the 53rd Congressional Cup, Not since 2012 has Ian Williams [GRB] donned the coveted Crimson Blazer, the honor bestowed to the top names in sailing since 1965.


DAY 4
Berntsson, Williams, Canfield and Robertson vie for the Congressional Cup, and the coveted Crimson Blazer. Of this field, three have already won it: Berntsson – 2009; Williams – 2011 and 2012; and Canfield – 2014, 2015, 2016. Robertson, the current World Champion, has podiumed in the Congressional Cup, but a win in 2017 would mark his first chance to don the iconic Crimson Blazer.


DAY 3
Williams advances to the Quarter Finals tomorrow along with Scott Dickson (USA), Joachim Aschenbrenner (DEN), and Chris Steele (NZL) – who turned the tide, winning five races today: versus three wins total Wednesday and Thursday. “Now it’s the business end of the regatta. Play time is over!” announced WMRT Race Director Craig Mitchell, in preparation for Saturday’s brutal Quarter Final knock-out rounds.


DAY 2
Berntsson, Canfield, Robertson and Sam Gilmour (AUS) move straight to the Quarter Finals on Saturday, with tomorrow now a welcome day off. The remaining eight teams will fight for their spots in the Repechage; a single round robin to determine which four move on … and which four go home.

DAY 1
Congressional Cup defending champion Taylor Canfield (ISV) lost to Harry Price (AUS) by a full minute, while Sam Gilmour’s (AUS) time over Nicolai Sehested (DEN) was nearly the same. And Johnie Berntsson (SWE) hammered Joachim Aschenbrenner (DEN) by a remarkable two minutes: a huge spread for such a highly-ranked field of sailors.