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Etchells World Championship

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The International Etchells Class, the New York Yacht Club, Sail Newport and the Etchells Fleet 8, welcomed a fleet of just under 100 boats to the 2014 Etchells World Championship, which was held in Newport, Rhode Island last week.

After a consistent weeks racing it was Bill Hardesty who took the win in the final results claiming his third Etchells World Title.

Hardesty had assembled his young team 6 months ago which consisted of Match Race World Champion Taylor Canfield, top women's match racer Stephanie Roble and top trimmer Marcus Eagan.

Ante Razmilovic, Chris Larson and Stuart Flinn finished second overall, with 2013 World Champion Marvin Beckman, Steve Hunt and Ezra Culver in third. All of these top 3 were powered by North Sails.

North Top 10 Results

Full Results

For details of the winning sails please see our dedicated class page.