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J/22 North American Championship - Bad News Too claims victory

by Christopher Howell on 19 May 2014
J/22 North American Championship 2014 - Bad News Too Chris Howell
Michael Marshall of Jamestown, Rhode Island earned his first J/22 North American Championship victory at the Annapolis Yacht Club in Annapolis, Maryland. With crew Mark Sertl and Matt Gowell, team Bad News Too took advantage of a discard in the fifth and final race to secure the championship with 12 points. Local teams rounded out the top three, as Chris Gaffney’s Chasing Waterfalls took second with 16 points and J.R. Maxwell’s Scooby snared the bronze spot with 18 points. Four races were held on Sunday, after light and fluky breeze allowed just one race over the first two days of the championship, bringing the total number of races to five.

Marshall, also the winner of the Annapolis NOOD two weeks ago, credited Gowell in the middle and Sertl on the foredeck for getting him around the race course while he focused on steering. Despite light air and strong current, the team focused on the conditions where they were at any given moment. 'You made a decision that brought you to where you are, so you just have to concentrate on that,' Marshall stated. 'The Race Committee did the best they could with the conditions they were given. It was challenging and tough.' Marshall is relatively new to the J/22, having just competed in last year’s Worlds and some local club racing.

Winds at 8-10 knots greeted competitors on Sunday morning under sunny skies, as local Jeff Todd’s Hot Toddy won the day’s first battle. Brad Julian’s ThreeDories.com team followed in second, and Jonathan Phillips’ Bruiser in third. 2013 J/22 World Champion Allan Terhune on Dazzler dominated the next contest, with Gaffney and Marshall behind him. Chris Doyle helmed The Jug 4 1 to victory in Sunday’s third race, trailed by Maxwell and Marshall, as winds decreased slightly. Terry Flynn’s Tejas closed the event with a victory. Next were Chris Wilson’s Lil’ Puffy and Jeffrey Love’s Stampede.








Series Standing - 5 races scored

Information is provisional and subject to modification
Regatta results saved: Sunday, May 18, 2014 3:02:39 PM EDT

Division: J22 (38 boats)

Pos

Bow/Sail

Boat

Skipper

1

2

3

4

5

Total
Points

Pos

1

40/ 1578

Bad News Too

Marshall, Michael

2

4

3

3

[22]

12.00

1

2

25/ 1559

Chasing Waterfalls

Gaffney, Chris

6

[9]

2

4

4

16.00

2

3

17/ 468

Scooby

Maxwell, J.R.

4

5

[8]

2

7

18.00

3

4

33/ 1078

Lil' Puffy

Wilson, Chris

8

[15]

6

5

2

21.00

4

5

38/ 1649

The Jug 4 1

Doyle, Chris

11

[18]

4

1

11

27.00

5

6

27/ 1464

Hot Toddy

Todd, Jeffrey

5

1

15

[19]

8

29.00

6

7

24/ USA 677

ThreeDories.com

Julian, Brad

13

2

11

8

[15]

34.00

7

8

20/ USA 1586

Dazzler

Terhune, Allan

15

12

1

7

[16]

35.00

8

9

31/ 1542

Honey Badger

Odenbach, Travis

1

6

16

[21]

13

36.00

9

10

39/ 1574

Traction

Sackett, Tod

[25]

10

9

6

14

39.00

10

11

37/ USA 707

Tejas

Flynn, Terry

[29]

19

19

11

1

50.00

11

12

32/ 1233

Bruiser

Phillips, Jonathan

10

3

12

[31]

26

51.00

12

13

41/ 933

Pirate Princess Racing Team

Gaffney, Jenny

3

16

20

12

[29]

51.00

13

14

46/ 754

 

Wientjes, Chris

14

14

5

[27]

20

53.00

14

15

12/ CAN 481

Stampede

Love, Jeffrey

9

13

29

[36]

3

54.00

15

16

34/ 489

Mo' Money

Doyle, Kevin

[26]

7

26

15

6

54.00

16

17

18/ USA 949

Corner of Sanity and Madness

Junge, Christian

7

[32]

28

20

9

64.00

17

18

35/ 355

4-Cliff

Muzia, Nicholas

18

[35]

18

22

12

70.00

18

19

14/ 1509

CAN-1509

Jones, Stephen

28

[34]

17

14

17

76.00

19

20

45/ 925

Vamanos / HardwareChimp.com

McBrier, David

19

[28]

13

23

23

78.00

20

21

44/ 1589

 

Reinke, Eric

[37/TLE]

23

14

37

5

79.00

21

22

47/ 1461

Ekas

Ipe, Jason

16

27

27

9

[33]

79.00

22

23

36/ 977

USA 977

Gode, Gunnar

12

25

24

[34]

18

79.00

23

24

22/ 1504

Battub

King, Aden

27

11

[32]

10

32

80.00

24

25

48/ 946

Shadow

Blodgett, Arthur

31

[37]

7

24

19

81.00

25

26

26/ 1536

Hot Ticket

Adzick, Sandy

24

[31]

22

25

10

81.00

26

27

16/ CAN 693

Broomstick

Harris, Ron

20

22

10

[33]

30

82.00

27

28

19/ USA 421

What

Imperato, Nick

21

8

[37]

30

24

83.00

28

29

42/ 1051

No Problem

Libby, Timothy

17

17

[35]

18

31

83.00

29

30

15/ CAN 959

Won Ton

Godin, David

[37/TLE]

26

21

16

28

91.00

30

31

11/ CAN 341

Alternative Girlfriend

Collins, Trevor

30

24

25

[35]

21

100.00

31

32

23/ 1093

No Name

Martensson, Robert

33

21

[34]

13

34

101.00

32

33

30/ 1090

Stellar Jay

Turnham, Susan Mattis

23

30

31

17

[36]

101.00

33

34

29/ 1262

Bearly

Rapp, Terry

32

[36]

23

26

25

106.00

34

35

21/ US 1570

Jupiter

Mujezinovic, Amir

22

29

[33]

29

27

107.00

35

36

10/ CAN 1644

Raised J

Koppernaes, Johan

34

20

30

28

[35]

112.00

36

37

43/ 1038

Slingshot

Swanson, Kurt

37/TLE

33

36

32

[39/DNF]

138.00

37

38

28/ 1532

Axe Wound

Moon, RJ

[39/OCS]

39/DNC

39/DNC

39/DNC

39/DNC

156.00

38

Notes

(1)

Scoring System is ISAF Low Point 2009-2012

(2)

Time limit expired (TLE) penalty is: Finishers plus 2

(3)

Finishes in [brackets] denote throwouts

Information is provisional and subject to modification

Principal Race Officer: Mark Murphy
Jury Chair: Jack Lynch


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