Renzo Sanguineti wins 2019 ISCA South American and Caribbean Championship
Posted March 05, 2019
Renzo Sanguineti of the host country Peru handily won the 2019 ISCA South American and Caribbean Championship. With four first-place finishes, three seconds and an eighth (throwing out an eleventh in Race 1), Renzo's 18 point total put him over the horizon from the rest of the 40-boat fleet. In second, with 30 points having won two races with a second and two thirds was Ranzo's countryman Jean Paul de Trazegnies, the reigning ISCA World Champion. In third, having won the last heat ending-up with 35 points was Canadian Luke Ramsay. Rounding out the top five were Brazilian Matheus Dellagnelo (50 points) and Peruvian Alonso Collantes who opened the Championship winning the first race.
The competition was heated but it was Sanguineti who lead the regatta from Day 1 through to its conclusion.
In addition to crowning the South American and Caribbean champions, this regatta was also the final country qualifier for the 2019 Pan Am Games also being sailed in Paracas. Those final qualifying countries were selected based on the following finishers in this Championship:
Canada - Luke Ramsay - 3rd
Brazil - Matheus Dellagnelo - 4th
Chile - Ricardo Seguel - 9th