Mike Holt and Carl Smit took first place at the 5O5 World Championship Regatta in Annapolis, Maryland this past weekend. 

Mike, previously two time 5O5 World Champion, is now three-time 5O5 World Champion, retaining the hard earned title since 2015. 

“It does make us proud, because we’ve always been considered heavy air sailors,” Holt, who owns a software integration firm, told sail-world.com. “To come here to Annapolis and be able to win a world championship held in a range of conditions is just brilliant.”


Full event coverage, including complete race-day video highlights is available from the Severn Sailing Association & East Port Yacht Club. 




Santa Cruz Local Press
SC’s Holt, Smit sail IO Integration to SAP 505 World Championship – Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Cruz sailor Mike Holt wins third 505 World Championship – Santa Cruz Sentinel

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