After the first day of racing at the Hobie 16 North American Continental Championship Wally and Tyler MYERS, 2001 Continental Champions from Marmora NJ, are in the lead with seven points after four races and one throw-out.
Armando NORIEGA, a Pan Am Games silver medallist from Mexico City, is in second sailing with Rodrigo ACHACH. In third are Paul and Mary Ann HESS, US Pan Am Games team members from Napa CA.
Rehoboth Bay delivered five to fifteen knots out of the North with large wind shifts and extreme variations in velocity to challenge the seventy-boat fleet of Hobie 16s. Of the seventy boats, six countries are represented: America, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Germany, Brazil, and Canada. Racing will continue through Friday 3 October.
Full results and photos are available on the event website at the address below.
Current Top Five
||Wally Myers and Tyler Myers (NJ)
||Armando Noriega Jr. and Rodrigo Achach (MEX)
||Paul Hess and Mary Ann Hess (CA)
||Dan Kulkoski and Mary Beth Villa (NJ)
||Enrique Figueroa and Gabriel Vazquez (PUR)