The Colombian sailor, Simon Gomez Ortiz, who recently achieved the Sunfish Youth North American Championship 2018, is the talk of the town. He continued his victory skills as he topped the 69 boat fleet to achieve the Sunfish North American Championship held on August 2 to 4 at Lake Michigan in Waukegan. He showed his best performance this year in the regatta which was sponsored by the Lake Bluff Yacht Club.
In this year, the regatta saw sailors from 9 countries with 16 states of the US. It was good to see so many sailors across many countries gathering to take part in the regatta and show their best sailing performance to the world. The regatta Columbia, Mexico and USA were qualified for Pam Ams Games 2019 which would take place in Peru. In addition, there were other trophy winners in the regatta which included Georgia’s Eric Oetgin as top master and Wisconsin’s Mark Kastel as top Grand Master. They are over 40 years and 60 years respectively. All in all, the regatta was a successful one and Ortiz showed his stunning performance to achieve victory. He made his country proud and his supporters were overjoyed as he won the North American Championship 2018.