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Congratulations Bill Totten and Paul Abdullah!

Paul Abdullah and Bill Totten, 2017 Y-Flyer National Champions

The 2017Y-Flyer National Championship was hosted by the Louisville Sailing Club. Twenty two teams faced the challenge and excitement of Ohio River in a six-race series dealing with strong currents and variable conditions.  Bill Totten, sailing with Paul Abdullah, won the title with results 2-8-4-1-3-3 for a total of 12.75 points. Bill and Paul used the North Sails DSD design. This was Bill’s first ever Y-Flyer Regatta! Congratulations Bill!

Thanks to Paul Abdullah for the great interviews during the event:

DAY 1: Drew Daugherty’s tips from day 1

DAY 2: Bill Totten recap on the second day

DAY 3: Shelby Hatcher on winning race #5

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Paul Abdullah

One Design Expert —

Paul is an accomplished sailor with multiple titles including the Thistle National Championship in 2022 and J/70 World Championship in 2014. Paul is a specialist in the J/24, Thistle and Y-Flyer classes.

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