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Melges 20 Miami Winter Series - Shimmer victorious at Coconut Grove

by Joy Dunigan on 10 Dec 2012
Russell Lucas, Shimmer - 2013 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Event No. 1 2012 JOY | International Audi Melges 20 Class Association - copyright http://melges20.com/
The third day of the 2013 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series, hosted by the Coconut Grove SC remained consistent with light air conditions prevailing for the final day of racing for Event No. 1 in the series, resulting in no races. The Race Committee started the day with an on land postponement due to lack of breeze - which lead to the cancellation of the two races scheduled for the remainder of the regatta.

Although the weather conditions were not perfect for sailing, the teams raced for two days and completed four races. Everyone in attendance has a blast on- and off-the-water and look forward to the remainder Series events happening in February and March.

Yesterday's results stand as is. Congratulations are in order for Russell Lucas and crew of Harry Melges III and Federico Michetti on Shimmer who take home the coveted first place trophy for the Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Sailing Series Event No. 1.

The Eagan family (Marcus, Marc and Andrew) on Cajun Underwriting, a total Corinthian boat, finished with a well deserved and highly respected second place trophy. They also were named top Corinthian. John Kilroy on Samba Pa Ti rounds out the top rankings clinching third. Competition was intense for the forty-two boats in attendance, enjoying numerous lead changes and struggling with the challenging light air conditions. Congratulations to all participants for a job well done.



The International Audi Melges 20 Class Association (IAM20CA) and Coconut Grove Sailing Club (CGSC) look forward to hosting Event No. 2 of the Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series happening February 9-11, 2013. Audi Melges 20 owners worldwide are cordially invited to attend the event in beautiful Coconut Grove.

 

Bow

 

Sail Number

Yacht Name

Yacht Design

Owner/Skipper

Race
1

Race
2

Race
3

Race
4

Total

Miami Winter Series Racing

 

One Design Division

   

Audi Melges 20

   

1.

8

USA 008

Shimmer

Audi Melges 20

Russell Lucas

9

2

1

2

14.0

   
   

2.

176

USA 176

Cajun Underwriting

Audi Melges 20

Marcus Eagan

4

6

8

3

21.0

   
   

3.

313

USA 13131

Samba Pa Ti

Audi Melges 20

John Kilroy

7

7

4

9

27.0

   
   

4.

65

USA 65

STIG

Audi Melges 20

Alessandro Rombelli

3

8

18

1

30.0

   
   

5.

3

USA 3

Lucky Dog / Gill Race Team

Audi Melges 20

Travis Weisleder

20

1

6

5

32.0

   
   

6.

147

USA US 147

Cinghiale

Audi Melges 20

Robert Wilber

8

19

3

10

40.0

   
   

7.

226

USA 226

Section 16

Audi Melges 20

Richard Davies

1

14

19

11

45.0

   
   

8.

17

USA 17

Blink 20/20

Audi Melges 20

John Arendshorst

5

11

17

12

45.0

   
   

9.

40

USA 140

oleander

Audi Melges 20

James Wilson

14

3

24

7

48.0

   
   

10.

414

USA 414

Red Sky Sailing Team

Audi Melges 20

Paul Reilly

6

15

14

13

48.0

   
   

11.

6

USA 224

Blast!

Audi Melges 20

Roland Vandermeer

25

9

10

6

50.0

   
   

12.

13

USA 13

Bacio

Audi Melges 20

Michael Kiss

12

16

9

14

51.0

   
   

13.

21

USA 21

Fu

Audi Melges 20

Marc Hollerbach

2

13

11

31

57.0

   
   

14.

187

USA 187

Tramp

Audi Melges 20

Tom Ritter

28

12

2

17

59.0

   
   

15.

132

IVB 007

INTAC

Audi Melges 20

James Mark Plaxton

10

23

7

24

64.0

   

http://www.yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=737" target="_blank">Full results Melges 20 website
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