HAMIL­TON BOAT WINS WORLDS

SAILERS TAKE AIM AT OLYMPIC SPOT

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS -

Wil­liam Jones and Evan DePaul of the Royal Hamil­ton Yacht Club claimed the ju­nior world 49er class cham­pi­onship over the week­end in Kingston. Over four days of rac­ing, they had no fin­ishes out of the top five and placed first three times. They fin­ished ahead of Amer­i­can and Thai teams to claim the ti­tle.

Lo­cal He­roes cel­e­brates the ac­com­plish­ments of lo­cal am­a­teur ath­letes- ei­ther in­di­vid­u­als or teams. If you know any Lo­cal He­roes, send sub­mis­sions (de­tails plus a photo) to: lo­cal­heroes@thes­pec.com. (The photo needs to be a large file size of more than 500kb.)

Evan DePaul and Wil­liam Jones of the Royal Hamil­ton Yacht Club, pic­tured prac­tis­ing on the har­bour, are gun­ning for the Olympics.

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