Brunswick’s Leyton Borcherding, along with skipper Max Anker, took third place in the U-17 class at the 2017 Open 420 European Championships in Athens, Greece. During the six-day, 12-race championship, the Americans picked up a pair of first place finishes, collecting a total of 94 points, as the winning boat from Italy sailed away from the fleet with 62 points.
Brunswick’s Leyton Borcherding, along with skipper Max Anker, won the 420 class at the 2017 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships in Corpus Christi, Texas. The winning duo earned the U.S. title by one point in come-from-behind fashion, besting the race leader on the ninth and final race.