J/105 Midwinter Championship - Terry McLaughlin lengthens advantage

Terry McLaughlin extends lead - J/105 Midwinter Championship 2014
John Lacy
After another five-race day at the J/105 Midwinter Championship Terry McLaughlin lengthened his advantage. Sailing Avici with Paul Parsons, Kevin Taylor, Jeff Cooke, Emmett Dickheiser and Monica Parsons, McLaughlin (recently named Sail Canada’s Rolex Sailor of the Year) notched another round of consistent scores to total just 20 points in 10 races heading into the final day of competition. The event is being hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas with 11 teams. Local Bill Lakenmacher on Radiance continued his stellar performance, and kept hold of second place with 31 points. Fellow Texan Uzi Ozeri on Infinity maintained his bronze position with 43 points.

The day dawned with light breezes around four - five knots, as Greg Turman’s Horny Toad lodged Saturday’s first victory, trailed by McLaughlin and Lakenmacher. Radiance won the ensuing contest over Ozeri and McLaughlin. The breeze kept creeping up a couple knots each race so by the third bout, teams saw 10-12 knot winds, when Mark Young’s Killer Rabbit took the bullet. Again Lakenmacher and McLaughlin made it into the top three. Avici returned to the first spot in the next battle, followed by Alan Bates on Zippity and Matt Arno on Blue Flash. McLaughlin ended the day with another victory, ahead of Turman and Lakenmacher.

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Bow/Sail  

Boat  

Skipper

Yacht Club

 1 

 2 

 3 

 4 

 5 

 6 

 7 

 8 

 9 

 10 

Total

Pos

34 / 624  

Avici  

Terry McLaughlin  

LYC  

1  

1  

5.2/20%*  

1  

2  

2  

3  

3  

1  

1  

20  

1  

49 / 649  

Radiance  

Bill Lakenmacher  

LYC  

4  

2  

2  

6  

1  

3  

1  

2  

7  

3  

31  

2  

78 / 378  

infinity  

Uzi Ozeri  

Lakewood Yacht Club  

7  

3  

3  

4  

3  

5  

2  

5  

4  

7  

43  

3  

26 / 226  

Horny Toad  

Greg Turman  

CCYC  

2  

6  

6  

5  

7  

1  

5  

6  

5  

2  

45  

4  

85 / 185  

Killer Rabbit  

Mark Young  

Lakewood Yacht Club  

8  

8  

1  

2  

4  

7  

4  

1  

6  

5  

46  

5  

44 / 344  

Two Feathers  

Mark Masur  

Fort Worth Boat Club  

5  

4  

5  

9  

6  

4  

8  

8  

9  

4  

62  

6  

24 / 124  

Blue 

Matthew Arno  

FWBC  

9  

7  

8  

7  

5  

6  

6  

7  

3  

6  

64  

7  

96 / 296  

Stinger  

J B Bednar  

LYC  

3  

5  

4  

3  

10  

10  

9  

11  

8  

11  

74  

8  

56 / 156  

Zippity  

Alan Bates  

B Sailing Club  

6  

12/30%*  

7  

11  

9  

8  

10  

4  

2  

9  

78  

9  

69 / 69  

Marian V  

Mark Smith  

FWBC  

10  

9  

9  

8  

11  

9  

7  

9  

10  

10  

92  

10  

30 / 430  

Kinderspel2  

John Bell  

CCYC  

11  

10  

10  

10  

8  

11  

11  

10  

11  

8  

100  

11  



Terry McLaughlin extends lead - J/105 Midwinter Championship 2014
John Lacy

Terry McLaughlin extends lead - J/105 Midwinter Championship 2014
John Lacy

Terry McLaughlin extends lead - J/105 Midwinter Championship 2014
John Lacy
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