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All ULO winners since 1985

The Uganda Laser Open is the most prestegious event on the VNSC sailing calendar. It has been sailed since 1985, and has brought sailors from all over the world to the VNSC on the shores of Lake Victoria.  The event is sailed during the last weekend of February or the first weekend of March. The average number of participating sailors is around 35, the largest fleet ever assemblied for an ULO was in 2002, when 51 boats reported at the start. The current format, since 2010, consists of 9 or 10 races of around 45 minutes over 3 days with 2 or 3 discards. 

Year

Winner

2019 Vedastus Alphonce
2018 Al Bush
2017 Dave Carrol

2016

David Carroll

2015

Al Bush

2014

Al Bush

2013

Gordon Bell

2012

Al Bush

2011

Tom Vanneste

2010

Roel Ballieux

2009

Don White

2008

Reint Bakema

2007

Al Bush

2006

Al Bush

2005

Al Bush

2004

Al Bush

2003

Don White

2002

Al Bush

2001

Keith Flowers

2000

Simon Woods

1999

Gordon Bell

1998

Gordon Bell

1997

Gordon Bell

1996

Keith Flowers

1995

Keith Flowers

1994

Gordon Bell

1993

Gordon Bell/G Bush

1992

Gordon Bell

1991

Gordon Bell

1990

Mark Henstridge

1989

Peter Hime

1988

Gray Bush

1987

Gray Bush

1986

John Wyles

1985

Peter Gudgeon