Monthly Archive: November 2013

Laser Worlds Final Report

Unfortunately there was not enough wind on the last day of racing to race the silver fleet, so I finished the regatta in 65th overall, 3rd in silver. It was a tough start to the event, but I was pleased how I clawed my way back through the fleet and climbed the standings. Either way, […]

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Laser Worlds Day 6

Long and tricky day of racing on the water this afternoon with several postponements in a unstable thermal breeze. Breeze today ranged from 6-10 knots and eventually dying off as the sun set. In the first race I had an excellent start at the boat end and our group extended from the fleet as a […]

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Laser Worlds Day 5

Only one race today on Day 5 of the Laser Worlds, but plenty of action here in the desert. After another short postponement, we headed out to the race course as the sea breeze trickled in. We waited on the water for a while as the breeze continued to build and settle into its proper […]

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Laser Worlds Day 3 & 4

Apologize for the delayed report for the last couple days of racing. Website was temporarily down and scrambled to get it fixed, shouldn’t be a problem in the future. Day 3 was a rough day of racing for me. Breeze built again to a solid 12-16 knots, and with a scheduled three races for the […]

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Laser Worlds Day Two

Day two of the Laser Worlds was a shocker day for me. Initially we had a two hour postponement on land due to an offshore breeze fighting the sea breeze. Eventually the breeze clocked around and we were sent out at 12:45. By start time, the sea breeze was had built to a solid 10-12 […]

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Laser Worlds Day One

Tough day in Oman for the first day of the Laser World Championships. After a week of training in light to moderate winds, a strong gradient built on top of the sea breeze bringing winds 12-16 knots and large swell. I wanted to favor the right hand side of the course, so I started about […]

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Oman Pre-Worlds Report

The time has finally come and the World Championship starts this Sunday. The last few months have been mentally and physically grueling, but I am feeling well prepared and pumped to start racing. Since my arrival in Oman early in the morning on November 6th, it has been a process of adjusting to time change, […]

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Oman Arrival

The last few weeks were extremely productive, both mentally and physically. A lot was accomplished in order to best prepare for the World Championships as well as for the upcoming calendar year. Rewinding a couple weeks, I had a great time hosting Robert Davis, Tom Ramshaw, Evert McLaughlin, and our coach Larry Lemieux from Canada, […]

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