sunfish youth worlds 2011: day 1

the 1st day of the Sunfish Youth Worlds is in the books, with 5 of the top 10 sailors (and 3 of the top 6) so far from the host country Curacao.  Jean Paul de Trazegnies from Peru holds 1st place with 7 points, but Ivan Aponte from Puerto Rico and Eugene Hendrikx from Curacao are 1 and 2 points behind him respectively.  for the full (provisional results), see the Sunfish Worlds 2011 website.

also, stop by and check out all the great photos posted at the Sunfish Worlds 2011 set on Flickr.

from Tuesday’s pictures, setting up the sailboats:

photo by Bea Moedt

and from Wednesday’s pictures, some great pictures of the opening ceremonies, and this one of a sailor heading out for a practice sail.

photo by Kurt Peterson

also, from Laser Performance on Twitter (@LaserPerform), check out a video of the “Harvest Dance” at the opening ceremonies – click on the video link to check the dancing and vibrant colors for the dancer’s outfits.


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