We currently have five active USVI Laser sailors, three in Laser Radial and two in Laser 4.7 representing ISV in National and International events. Mateo DiBlasi, Mathieu Dale, Julian Van den Driessche(radial and 4.7) and Atlee Kohl.

Summer 2018

Laser Radial

Mateo Di Blasi represented ISV at ISAF Worlds, Corpus Christi and 2018 Laser Class US Nationals Singlehanded Sailing Championship, Houston TX.

Mathieu Dale represented ISV at US Youth Sailing Champs, Wrightsville Beach NC and Youth Laser Radial Worlds, Kiel Germany.

Julian Van den Driessche represented ISV at Kiel Week and Youth Laser Radial Worlds in Kiel Germany

Laser 4.7

Julian Van den Driessche represented ISV at Laser 4.7 Youth Champs in Gdynia, Poland

Atlee Kohl represented ISV at Laser 4.7 Youth Champs in Gdynia, Poland

Looking Ahead

Mateo DiBlasi and Mathieu Dale are representing their respective high schools in the Cressy HS Singlehanded Championship Qualifier in Charleston SC later this month.

Additionally Atlee Kohl, who represented ISV this summer at 4.7 World Championship in Poland is planning to race Laser Radials this year.

The families who have current Laser sailors or who have expressed interest in sailing Lasers are now starting the process of deciding what events will be included in the qualifying series for International Championships 2019.

If I missed anything that your sailor had done over the summer please feel free to share.

Let’s keep growing the ISV Laser Class!

Megan Littlefield,
VISA Laser Class Rep