Canada Sailor of the Month of Event Concluded Amid Huge Euphoria

Sailor of the Month award (SOMA) Sail Canada acknowledges the achievements of sailors from Canada. The award recognizes sailors who are associated with the sailing sport in all its forms. The latest recipient of this award is,

Some of the selected, determined and motivated Laser, sailors of Laser 4.7, Laser Radial and laser gathered in Fort Lauderdale to enjoy and be the part of the first event of the year 2019. The Yacht Club of Lauderdale in the month of January attracted more than 55 sailors of Laser that battles out with more than10 races at the Lauderdale OCR event. The event also served as the qualifier of Canadian Pan Am in the Laser Radial classes and Laser.

This was the four-day long event and it brought many conditions for sailors from wavy and breezy to shifty and light. It attracted numerous teams of the Canadian Sailing Team along with members of Development Squad, Robert Fillah Karim and Davis stayed on top of each other all through the week and they fought to finish at the Laser fleet top.

On the last day of this event, sailors face high pressure as Robert and Fillah begin the race with the gap of just one point. They sit at 3rd and 4th position respectively. Posting at the 4-8, Davis changed places with Fillah and secured his spot as a top sailor of Canadian. This has also helped him qualifying a position of the Pan Am Games in Lima, 2019, which is going to take place in Peru.

After winning the race, Davis said, “After winning the race, I am excited and motivated to represent Canada in the summer of 2019, at the Pan American Games.” He further added that “Qualifying this event was goal my goal for a long time and now the qualification has given me the chance to qualify Canada for the games of 2020 Olympic.”

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