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VX One North American Championship - Doolittle sustains lead on Day 2    
Sun, 10 Nov 2013

Rob Doolittle continued posting steady scores to take his lead into the final day of the VX One North American Championship, hosted by Rush Creek Yacht Club in Rockwall, TX.

In the 21-boat fleet, The Spaniard has notched all finishes in the top seven, and after dropping the seven, has netted just 24 points in the eight races thus far. Kevin Northrop has also tallied an impressive line and stands just two points back with 26 points. Erich Schloemer’s Animal holds third place with 37 points.


Winds started at 8-10 with some puffs to 12 knots on Lake Ray Hubbard for this second North American Championship of the young VX One Class. It was overcast for much of day with some sun eventually breaking through, and temperatures were pleasant in the low to mid 60s.

David Guggenheim won Saturday’s opening bout, with Andrew York’s Tachyon and David Reich behind him. The Eve/Batchelor team on Flying Finish secured the next victory. The Hickman/Beling squad placed second, and Doolittle third. Doolittle moved up to first in the next contest, trailed by Schloemer and Reich. Northrop collected the day’s final triumph, ahead of Lawrence Frost’s Flash Gordon and Donovan Brennan’s Budgie Smuggler.

Racing concludes Sunday.


2013 VX One North American Championship
Rush Creek Yacht Club | November 06-10, 2013

 

 

VX ONE (21 boats) (top)
Series Standing - 8 races scored

 

Information is provisional and subject to modification
Regatta results last updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013 3:05:06 PM CDT

Sail   Boat   Skipper Yacht Club
 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8 
Total Pos
125   The Spaniard   Rob Doolittle   Pont.YC  
4   4   3   3   [7]   3   1   6  
24  
1  
148      Kevin Northrop   Pass Christian  
[19]   2   2   4   5   7   5   1  
26  
2  
106   Animal   Erich Schloemer   Rush Creek Yacht Club  
3   7   8   1   9   [17]   2   7  
37  
3  
GBR 149   Flying Finish   David/Nathan Eve/Batchelor   Lake Norman  
7   5   [17]   6   8   1   9   4  
40  
4  
103   David Guggenheim   John/David Potter/Guggenheim   David Guggenheim  
9   11   4   8   1   5   [14]   11  
49T  
5  
131   Budgie Smuggler   Donovan Brennan   New Orleans Yacht Club  
6   3   11   [20]   11   8   7   3  
49T  
6  
128   Flash Gordon   Lawrence Frost   Southern yacht club  
12   6   12   7   [18]   9   6   2  
54  
7  
101   Proto   Timothy Pitts   IYAC  
11   9   10   2   13   [16]   4   8  
57  

by VX One Class office






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