Young Bermudian sailors Ahzai Smith and Christopher Raymond made an impressive showing at the 2017 Forward Sailing O’pen Cup in New Zealand, with both of them winning their divisions.
Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards extended his congratulations to the pair. Ahzai won the Gold Fleet with 15 Net Points, while Christopher won the Silver Fleet with 12 Net Points.
“I am so proud of Ahzai and Christopher for their incredible efforts,” said the Minister. “They are both only 12-years-old and it’s not always easy to be away from home at that young age, but yet they have fully embraced the opportunity and, in doing so, have made us extremely proud.
“The competition is tough and they have proven, yet again, that Bermudians can compete on the world stage against the best of the best.
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