Please select your home edition
Edition
Southern Spars

Audi Melges 20 Winter Regatta – Davies leads

by International Audi Melges 20 Class Assocation on 9 Feb 2014
2014 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta ©2013 JOY / Int'l Audi Melges 20 Class Association http://melges20.com/
The Audi Melges 20 Winter Regatta first day of racing in Miami featured three races in light, yet steady 8-10 knots of breeze.

Coming out on top, officially seated first overall is reigning-defending Miami Winter Series Champion Richard Davies on Section 16. Tied with equal points in second is arch rival Michael Kiss on Bacio. John Kilroy's Samba Pa Ti is third, three points further back.


After a brief onland postponement, the thirty-five strong Audi Melges 20 fleet went racing with Russ Lucas on Shimmer taking the first bullet of the day. With the breeze just barely reaching eight knots, Lucas hammered the win with Davies on his heels landing second. Cesar Gomez Neto's Portobello representing Brazil, closed out the top three.

Tony Tabb had a great Race Two with his YOLO Audi Melges 20, assuming an unprecedented lead for the win. Alexis Michas on Midnight Blue proved that his team had speed claiming second, Kilroy was third.


The last and final race saw the breeze pick-up for the start, settle in for the duration and slowly start to diminish for the finish as thunder clouds approached the course area. Alessandro Rombelli's STIG took top honors in Race Three, Kiss came second and Davies finished third.


In the Corinthian division, Canada's Frank McLaughlin's CAN-254 has the all-amateur lead. Lake Geneva's Mike Keefe on Flannel is running second, and John Brown's Blind Squirrel is third.

Racing concludes on Sunday with an awards ceremony immediately following racing at Shake-A-Leg Miami.

Full Results (After three races)
1.) Richard Davies-Charlie McKee, Section 16; 2-6-3 = 11
2.) Michael Kiss-Jeremy Wilmot, Bacio; 4-5-2 = 11
3.) John Kilroy-Paul Goodison, Samba Pa Ti; 5-3-6 = 14
4.) Alessandro Rombelli-Terry Hutchinson, STIG; 6-8-1 = 15
5.) Tony Tabb-Michael Buckley, YOLO; 10-1-7 = 18
6.) Russ Lucas-Harry Melges III, Shimmer; 1-11-10 = 22
7.) Alexis Michas-Mark Mendleblatt, Midnight Blue; 7-2-13 = 22
8.) Cesar Gomes Neto, Portobello; 3-19-4 = 26
9.) Robert Hughes-Morgan Reeser, Heartbreaker; 8-14-5 = 26
10.) Tom Kassberg-Patrick Whimarsh, Flygfisk; 16-4-9 = 27

Full Corinthian Results (After three races)
1.) Frank McLaughlin, CAN-254 = 62
2.) Mike Keefe, Flannel = 65
3.) John Brown, Blind Squirrel = 72
4.) Paul Currie, Wild Deuces = 74
5.) Eric Wynsma, Superfly = 80
6.) Jim Pearson, Slippery = 85



View Full Results: click here

Event website: click here

Wildwind 2016 660x82T Clewring CruisingNaiad/Oracle Supplier

Related Articles

America’s Cup World Series – More final day images by Ingrid Abery
Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images from final day Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images from final day
Posted today at 11:37 am
America’s Cup World Series – Final race day images by Ingrid Abery
Ingrid Abery provided this gallery of images from final day Ingrid Abery provided this gallery of images from final day
Posted today at 11:21 am
LV America’s Cup World Series - Up and down for Groupama Team France
The new leader is none other than the local team lead by Sir Ben Ainslie, who was rallied along throughout the six races 2016 America’s Cup World Series - This weekend the overall ranking for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series has been turned on its head and with the Portsmouth act complete, the new leader is none other than the local team lead by Sir Ben Ainslie, who was rallied along throughout the six races by strong support from a home crowd.
Posted today at 6:45 am
LV America's Cup World Series - Land Rover BAR take two from two
While Oracle Team USA did all but everything they could to take the win with a two, one, one scorecard today 2016 Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series - While Oracle Team USA did all but everything they could to take the win with a two, one, one scorecard today, it wasn't enough to topple the fast and furious tenacity of a Ben Ainslie led Land Rover BAR on the final day of racing at the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series in Portsmouth.
Posted today at 5:39 am
2016 LV America’s Cup World Series - More images by Carlo Borlenghi
Carlo Borlenghi provided this gallery of images from America’s Cup World Series - Race Day 2 and Prize-giving ceremony. 2016 America’s Cup World Series - Carlo Borlenghi provided this gallery of images from 2016 Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series - Race Day 2 and Prize-giving ceremony.
Posted today at 4:46 am
2016 LV America’s Cup World Series - Day 2 images by Carlo Borlenghi
Carlo Borlenghi provided this gallery of images from America’s Cup World Series - Race Day 2 and Prize-giving ceremony 2016 America’s Cup World Series - Carlo Borlenghi provided this gallery of images from 2016 Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series - Race Day 2 and Prize-giving ceremony.
Posted today at 4:22 am
America's Cup - Southern Spars to build AC50 for Emirates Team NZ
Southern Spars has been appointed to build Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC50 wingsailed foiling catamaran One of the world's leading composite engineering companies, Southern Spars has been appointed to build Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC50 wingsailed foiling catamaran for the 35th America’s Cup campaign. The move marks a shift away from Cookson Boats who have been Team New Zealand's boatbuilder since 2000. No reasons have been given for the decision to change the builder.
Posted on 24 Jul
America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand foiled in Portsmouth
Super Sunday saw more breeze in Portsmouth today, giving all the teams the opportunity for fast racing up on their foils Super Sunday saw more breeze in Portsmouth today, giving all the teams the opportunity for fast racing up on their foils. For Emirates Team New Zealand the regatta finished as realistically expected when lining up to race against an exceptionally strong fleet with with a almost entirely rejigged crew due to Blair Tuke and Peter Burling’s absence in their build up to the Rio Olympics in the 49e
Posted on 24 Jul
LV America’s Cup World Series – Big Ben takes a big win in Portsmouth
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were on hand to present the awards and it was a fitting end to an amazing weekend. It really was Super Sunday for Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR whose second place in the last of Sunday’s three races gave them the overall regatta win at the Portsmouth event.
Posted on 24 Jul
America's Cup World Series – Two win day closes the gap on leaderboard
Oracle Team USA opened Super Sunday with a second place finish and followed it up with two race victories Oracle Team USA opened Super Sunday with a second place finish and followed it up with two race victories to close within just one point of the winning home team.
Posted on 24 Jul