Spotlight: Saltus Student Sailor

Saltus student, Sebastian Kempe, put himself in early contention for honours on the opening day of the United States Optimist Dinghy Association Midwinter Championship in New Orleans yesterday according to the Royal Gazette article published here.

Sebastian produced a 13-1 record in the two races contested on Lake Pontchartrain to return to the dock in ninth position in the overall fleet of 234. Laura Hupman is the next highest local sailor in 32nd spot after producing finishes of twelfth and fourteenth followed by Christian Ebbin, the British Open and Bermuda Open optimist champion, in 51st after managing a 32nd and eighth in the light air conditions.