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Block Island Race Week - Team RCYC consistent


'2013 Block Island Race Week XXV - Team RCYC Finishes Second Overall'    teamrcyc
With seven races and seven different race winners, at Block Island Race Week, Team RCYC managed to stay consistent in an extremely competitive, 11-boat Swan42 class.

The team sailing aboard Daring was bested by a mere 2 points by Apparition (the 2011 NYYC Invitational Cup representative). The crew was comprised of 9 of the 11 crew members that will sail on RCYC's 2013 NYYC Invitational Cup team. The regatta saw a variety of conditions from light and variable winds to heavy breezes in the twenties on the last day.

Light wind and strong tide made for an exceptionally tricky around the island race - a fixture of Block Island Race Week. The regatta was also the Swan42 New England Championships and many teams used it as a warm up for the Swan42 US National Championships in July. For results, view below

2013 Block Island Race Week XXV
Final Cumulative Results

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Bow Sail Number Yacht Name Yacht Design Owner/Skipper Race
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2
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3
Race
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Race
5
Race
6
Race
7
Race
8
Total
1 Red Fleet Racing

HPR Division


HPR


1.
USA 5206 Corsair (HPR) TP 52 Andy Beeler 2 1 1 1 1 1
3 10.0


2.
USA 95 Spookie (HPR) HPR Carkeek 40 Steve & Heidi Benjamin 1 2 4 3 2/RDG 2
2 16.0


3.
USA 84001 Decision (HPR) HPR Carkeek 40 Stephen Murray 4 3 2 4 3/RDG 4
1 21.0


4.
UAE 400 Grundoom (HPR) Farr 400 James Grundy 3 4 3 2 5 3
5 25.0


5.
USA 1253 Catapult (HPR) Ker 40 Marc Glimcher 5 5 5 5 6 6
4 36.0


6.
USA 1200 High Noon (HPR) Tripp 41 CTM Dennis Colins 6 6 6 6 4 5
7/DNS 40.0
 
 

IRC Division


IRC 1


1.
USA 95 SPOOKIE Carkeek HP 40 Steve & Heidi Benjamin 1 2 4 2 1/RDG 1.5
2 13.5


2.
USA 5206 Corsair TP 52 Andy Beeler 4 1 1 1 3 1.5
4 15.5


3.
USA 84001 Decision HPR Carkeek 40 Stephen Murray 3 4 2 4 2/RDG 3
1 19.0


4.
USA 1253 Catapult Ker 40 Marc Glimcher 2 3 5 3 5 4
3 25.0


5.
UAE 400 Grundoom Farr 400 James Grundy 5 5 3 5 7 5
5 35.0


6.
USA 1200 High Noon Tripp 41 CTM Dennis Collins 6 6 6 6 4 7
8/DNS 43.0


7.
USA 52643 Settler NEB Tripp 43 Thomas Rich 7 7 7 7 6 6
6 46.0
 


IRC 2


1.
USA 93586 DownTime Summit 40 Ed Freitag / Molly Haley 1 2 1 2 1 4
4 15.0


2.
USA 52915 White Witch King 40 Larry Landry 3 4 7 1 2 2
2 21.0


3.
USA 60432 Cool Breeze Mills 43 Custom John Cooper 5 3 6 5 3 1
1 24.0


4.
USA 52496 Convictus Maximus Farr 42 IRC Donald Nicholson 4 1 5 6 4 3
3 26.0


5.
USA 4212 The Cat Came Back Swan 42 Lincoln Mossop III 2 6 3 4 5 7
8/DNS 35.0


6.
USA 70 Pendragon X-41 Quentin Thomas 7 5 2 3 7 6
5 35.0


7.
USA 1131 Soulmates Custom Goetz 40 Adam Loory 6 7 4 7 6 5
8/DNF 43.0
 


IRC 3


1.
USA 50500 Christopher Dragon VIII J 130 Andrew & Linda Weiss 8 2 3 2 1 2
2 20.0


2.
USA 39516 Avalanche Farr 395 Craig Albrecht 2 1 1 7 4 6.5
1 22.5


3.
USA 12282 Orion J 122 Paul Milo 7 3 2 1 7 3
5 28.0


4.
USA 39532 Old School Farr 395 Ganson Evans 6 5 4 4 3 4.5
4 30.5


5.
USA 52919 Dolphin J 122 Neil McMillan 3 4 9 3 8 1
3 31.0


6.
USA 9393 Katabatic IMX 40 Gordon Hall 4 7 5 6 6 6.5
12/DNS 46.5


7.
USA 28990 Spectre Tripp 40 Brian Prinz 1 9 6 9 2 8
12/DNS 47.0


8.
USA 12241 Wings J 122 Barry Lewis 5 8 8 5 5 4.5
12/DNF 47.5


9.
USA 52240 SqueeZeplay IMX 40 Gregg Brinegar 10 6 10 8 9 9
6 58.0


10.
USA 31113 Next Wave Farr 395 Steve Clarke 9 10 7 12/DSQ 10 10
12/DNS 70.0


11.
USA 52770 Tumbleweed J 122 Carole Shaw 11 11 11 10 11 11
12/DNS 77.0
 


IRC 4


1.
USA 156 Out of Reach III X-35 Louis Nees 2 1.5 2 3 2 3
4 17.5


2.
USA 25279 Shamrock Sensation Nelson Marek 40 Ralph DiMattia 1 1.5 6 4 1 4
2 19.5


3.
USA 40789 Lora Ann Express 37 Richard Du Moulin 3 4 1 2 5 2
3 20.0


4.
USA 145 Rebecca J 120 Glenn Gault 6 3 7 1 3 1
1 22.0


5.
NA 9 Flirt Navy 44 Jonathan Driesslein 4 8 4 5 6 7
5 39.0


6.
USA 31779 Breakaway Tripp 37 Dave Otterbein 5 5 5 6 4 6
9/DNS 40.0


7.
USA 63396 Draco Express 37 Robert Behringer 7 6 3 8 8 5
9/DNS 46.0


8.
USA 114 Varekai J 120 Hein Peter 8 7 8 7 7 8
9/DNS 54.0
 
 

One Design Division


Swan 42


1.
USA 4235 Apparition Swan 42 Ken Colburn 3 3 6 2 3 1
3 21.0


2.
USA 4214 Daring Swan 42 John Hele 2 8 3 5 2 2
1 23.0


3.
USA 4208 Bandit Swan 42 Andrew & Melissa Fisher 1 4 2 6 5 5
2 25.0


4.
USA 4224 Barleycorn Swan 42 Brendan Brownyard 7 2 5 8 1 11
4 38.0


5.
USA 4216 Arethusa Swan 42 Phil Lotz 6 6 11 1 4 4
6 38.0


6.
USA 4243 Blazer Swan 42 Christopher Culver 4 9 10 4 6 3
7 43.0


7.
USA 4245 Mahalo Swan 42 Charles Kenahan 8 11 4 3 11 6
5 48.0


8.
USA 4204 Mutiny Swan 42 Gibb Kane 9 1 8 7 7 7
12/DNS 51.0


9.
USA 4206 Impetuous Swan 42 Paul Zabetakis 11 5 1 10 9 9
12/DNS 57.0


10.
USA 4223 Tiburon Swan 42 Rick Dominique 5 10 7 9 10 10
12/DNS 63.0


11.
USA 4210 Quintessence Swan 42 Roger Widmann 10 7 9 11 8 8
12/DNS 65.0
 
 
2 White Fleet Racing

One Design Division


J 44


1.
USA 42880 / 4404 Challenge IV J 44 Jeffrey W. Willis 2 3 1 4 3 4 1
18.0


2.
USA 49 / 4405 Gold Digger J 44 James D. Bishop 3 1 5 2 2 1 6
20.0


3.
USA 83000 / 4411 Maxine J 44 William Ketcham 4 2 3 6 1 2 2
20.0


4.
USA 43787 / 4403 Resolute J 44 Don and Rick Rave 1 4 7 1 4 7 5
29.0


5.
USA 43554 / 4410 Honahlee J 44 HL DeVore 7 7 2 3 5 3 3
30.0


6.
USA 42844 / 4412 Charlie V J 44 Norman Schulman 6 5 6 5 7 5 4
38.0


7.
USA 42324 / 4406 Glory J 44 Jack Neades 5 6 4 7 6 6 9/DNS
43.0


8.
USA 42739 / 4413 Katana J 44 William Mooney 9/DNC 9/DNC 9/DNC 9/DNC 9/DNC 9/DNC 9/DNC
63.0
 


J 111


1.
USA 26 Andiamo J 111 Paul Strauch 3 2 1 3 1 1 3
14.0


2.
USA 30 Wicked 2.0 J 111 Douglas Curtiss 1 1 4 1 4 6/RAF 1
18.0


3.
11104 Eagles Dare J 111 Mike Piper 4 3 5 2 5/SCP 2 2
23.0


4.
USA 16 Partnership J 111 David and Maryellen Tortorello 2 5 3 4 2 3 4
23.0


5.
USA 60909 Bravo J 111 Sedgwick Ward 5 4 2 5 6/DNF 6/DNS 6/RAF
34.0
 


J 109


1. 13 USA 146 Storm J 109 Richard Lyall 6 1 1 1 1 1 5
16.0


2. 4 USA 274 Gossip J 109 Group W 5 2 6 4 3 3 2
25.0


3. 3 USA 52202 Caminos J 109 Donald Filippelli 3 8 2 2 2 6 4
27.0


4. 9 USA 51 Rush J 109 Bill Sweetser 2 4 3 7 6 5 1
28.0


5. 12 USA 369 Skoot J 109 Jim Vos 1 7 4 3 4 12 3
34.0


6. 5 USA 72 Gut Feeling J 109 Ted Herlihy 7 3 8 6 5 13 6
48.0


7. 14 USA 273 Strategery J 109 Jack Forehand 8 6 9 8 8 4 8
51.0


8. 8 USA 126 Picante J 109 Robert Salk / John Sahagian 4 11 5 5 12 9 7
53.0


9. 11 USA 256 Shearwater J 109 Hugh McLean 9 5 7 9 7 8 16/DNS
61.0


10. 2 USA 360 Big Boat J 109 William Rogers 12 9 10 13 11 7 9
71.0


11. 10 USA 334 Sanibel J 109 Gerry Keeler 14 14 11 12 9 2 13
75.0


12. 1 USA 160 Ariel J 109 Jeffrey Warren 10 10 14 10 13 10 10
77.0


13. 6 USA 267 Nordlys J 109 Bob Schwartz 13 12 15 11 10 11 16/DNS
88.0


14. 7 USA 310 Pax 3 J 109 Robert Siegel 11 15 12 16/DSQ 15 14 12
95.0


15. 15 USA 140 Troublemaker J 109 Eric Gordon 15 13 13 14 14 15 11
95.0
 


J 105


1. 25 USA 50 Eclipse J 105 Damian Emery 1 1 1 1 3 2 1
10.0


2. 27 USA 334 LouLou J 105 Bruce Stone 2 2 6 2 2 1 3
18.0


3. 24 BER 490 Distant Passion J 105 James Macdonald 3 4 2 8 6 3 4
30.0


4. 30 USA 488 Shakedown J 105 Jordan Mindich 7 3 5 5 1 6 5
32.0


5. 32 USA 493 Tonto J 105 Fred Darlington 8 5 3 4 4 7 2
33.0


6. 33 USA 344 Two Feathers J 105 Mark & Jolene Masur 5 11 7 7 7 4 6
47.0


7. 28 USA 389 Morning Glory J 105 Carl Olsson 9 9 4 6.4/RDG 5 5 9
47.4


8. 29 USA 630 Planet Claire J 105 John and Marisa Koten 4 7 8 3 9 9 10
50.0


9. 31 USA 323 Stratos J 105 Marcus Wunderlich 11 10 9 6 10 8 7
61.0


10. 26 USA 92 Jaded J 105 Peter Rugg 6 6 11 10 8 12 11
64.0


11. 20 USA 398 Blown Away J 105 Jon Samel / Robert Mann / Cheryl Harvey 10 8 12 11 11 10 8
70.0


12. 21 USA 51245 Bottle Rocket J 105 Glenn Marck 12 12 10 9 12 11 14/DNF
80.0


13. 22 USA 51439 Buckaroo J 105 Robert Beguelin 13 13 13 13 13 13 14/DNC
92.0
 
 
3 Blue Fleet Racing

One Design Division


J 29


1.
USA 283 Hustler J 29 MH OB John & Tony Esposito 1 1 2 1 1 1 6/DNF 2/RDG 15.0


2.
USA 269 Mighty Puffin J 29 MH Steve Thurston 2 3 3 2 3 3 1 1 18.0


3.
USA 40561 Dirty Harry J 29 Jack McGuire 3 4 4 3 2 4 2 2 24.0


4.
USA 63045 For Sail J 29 MH OB Jim Mackevich 4 2 1 4 4 2 6/DNC 6/DNC 29.0


5.
USA 40159 Stout J 29 Matthew Strand 5 5 5 6/DNC 6/DNC 6/DNC 6/DNC 6/DNC 45.0
 


J 80


1. 49 USA 1486 R80 J 80 Will & Marie Crump / Thomas Klok 3 4 1 5 3 8 1 1 26.0


2. 52 USA 1162 USA 1162 J 80 John White 6 7 3 1 1 1 5 3 27.0


3. 44 USA 1313 Courageous J 80 Gary Panariello 5 8 2 7 8 2 3 6 41.0


4. 50 USA 19 Rumor J 80 John Storck, Jr 9 5 5 4 5 5 7 4 44.0


5. 48 USA 1153 More Gostosa J 80 Hayes / Kirchhoff 7 1 8 2 10 6 6 5 45.0


6. 41 USA 255 Angry Chameleon J 80 Thomas Bowen 4 3 6 9 12 7 8 7 56.0


7. 46 USA 1151 FKA J 80 Les Beckwith 2 10 15 10 2 14 4 2 59.0


8. 42 USA 59 Church Key J 80 Chris & Liz Chadwick 8 11 4 3 7 11 17/DNC 17/DNC 78.0


9. 53 USA 788 Knee Deep J 80 Clarke McKinney 1 2 10 6 15 12 17/DNC 17/DNC 80.0


10. 54 USA 335 White Lightnin' J 80 Vince Kalish 10 12 13 11 4 3 11 17/DNC 81.0


11. 51 USA 11 USA 11 J 80 Bert Carp 11 9 7 15 11 10 9 9 81.0


12. 43 USA 1150 Cool J J 80 Alexander Kraus 12 13 11 13 14 4 10 8 85.0


13. 40 USA 0352 0352 J 80 Blake Fleetwood 14 16 12 12 13 9 2 10 88.0


14. 55 USA 88 Workboat J 80 Mac Cooper 13 6 9 14 9 13 17/DNC 17/DNC 98.0


15. 47 USA 265 Gromit J 80 Jimmy Praley 15 14 17/DNS 8 6 15 17/DNC 17/DNC 109.0


16. 45 USA 204 Eagle J 80 Peter McCarthy 16 15 14 16 16 16 17/DNC 17/DNC 127.0
 
 

PHRF_ToT Division


PHRF 1


1.
USA 40 Seabiscuit Farr 30 Kevin McNeil 5 4 3 3 7 5 1 1 29.0


2.
USA 206 Coyote Megles 32 Bill Clemens 3 5 4 5.5 6 2 2 2 29.5


3.
USA 2 Celeritas Melges 32 Malcolm Gefter 1 1 1 1 1 1 14/DNC 14/DNC 34.0


4.
USA 200 Jammy Beggar Melges 32 Thomas Lee 2 6 6 8 2 4 4 3 35.0


5.
USA 37 Menace-Bliksem Farr 30 Pieter Taselaar 6 3 2 2 3 3 14/DNC 14/DNC 47.0


6.
CAN 61 Press Gang Farr 30 Roland Van Hazel 4 2 8 5.5 5 7 14/DNC 14/DNC 59.5


7.
USA 35035 Zefiro Torna N/M 35 Custom John Schimenti 11 8 7 12 11 6 3 14/DNC 72.0


8.
USA 122 Black Ice Melges 32 Laura Grondin 7 10 10 4 4 11 14/DNC 14/DNC 74.0


9.
USA 81 Catamount II FT 10M Mark McGowan 12 11 13 13 12 12 5 4 82.0


10.
USA 45 Renegade FT 10M Jeff Freeman 13 9 5 9 8 10 14/DNC 14/DNC 82.0


11.
USA 71 Red Stripe FT 10M Charlie Reynolds 10 12 9 11 9 8 14/DNC 14/DNC 87.0


12.
USA 46850 Leverage Schock 40 Arthur H. Buhr III 9 7 11 7 14/DNS 14/DNC 14/DNF 14/DNC 90.0


13.
USA 21 Just Plain Nutz Farr 30 Norm Dean 8 13 12 10 10 9 14/DNC 14/DNC 90.0
 


PHRF 2


1.
USA 53194 Bluto Evelyn 32 (modified) Ben Hall / Bill Berges 2 1 2 1 1 1 3 1.5 12.5


2.
USA 41485 Afterglow Express 37 Team Afterglow 1 6 1 2 2 2 2 1.5 17.5


3.
USA 43753 Seraphim J 35 David Saurette 3 5 3 3 3 5 1 3 26.0


4.
USA 39 Zuma J 109 Macrae Sykes/ Steve Chronert 4 3 4 6 5 3 5 4 34.0


5.
USA 73407 Snow Bird Schock 35 Paul von Maffei 6 9 7 5 6 6 4 7 50.0


6.
USA 52455 Renegade X-445 Jeffrey Pribor 7 2 8 10/DNF 4 4 8 8 51.0


7.
USA 164 5cent J-100 Nickel van Reesema 9 4 5 4 8 8 7 6 51.0


8.
USA 2 Pithy GP 26 Kevin Farrar 5 8 6 10/DNC 10/DNC 10/DNC 6 5 60.0


9.
USA 52559 Tenacity Beneteau First 44.7 Samuel Fuller 8 7 9 7 7 7 10/DNC 9 64.0
 


PHRF 3


1.
USA 32086 XLR8 Evelyn 32 Brad Porter 4 1 1 2 4 1 2 1 16.0


2.
USA 52134 Whirlwind Beneteau First 36.7 William Purdy 3 2 7 1 1 2 3 2 21.0


3.
USA 40320 Scorpion Evelyn 32 Larry Hennessy 2 3 5 5 2 3 1 3 24.0


4.
USA 40926 Freightrain Frers 36 Richard Hyde 1 5 6 6 3 4 4 4 33.0


5.
USA 230 Resolute Beneteau First 36.7 Junius Brown 6 4 3 3 5 5 7 7 40.0


6.
USA 41810 Deviation Soverel 33 Iris Vogel 5 6 4 4 6 6 6 6 43.0


7.
USA 33612 Forza Frers F3 Tony Tertiropoulos 8 8 8 9 8 7 5 5 58.0


8.
USA 32573 Mo'Mojoe Peterson 37 Joe Naroski 10 9 2 10 9 8 8 8 64.0


9.
USA 51915 Crocodile Beneteau First 36.7 Brian Williams 7 7 10 7 7 9 9 9 65.0


10.
USA 60309 Flyer Beneteau First 10R Michael Orourke 11 11 9 8 10 10 12/DNC 12/DNC 83.0


11.
USA 605 Wasn't Me Melges 24 Jim Ryan 9 10 12/DNS 12/DNC 12/DNC 12/DNC 12/DNC 12/DNC 91.0
 
 
4 Green Fleet Racing

PHRF_ToT Division


Cruising Spinnaker


1.
USA 351 Fidelio S&S 39 Charles Townsend 1
1 2

2 2 8.0


2.
USA 51382 SKYE Swan 53 Ralph Worthington 2
10 1

1 1 15.0


3.
USA 61051 Heather Jeanneau 379 Ted Ruegg 4
4 5

3 4 20.0


4.
USA 73048 Sagacious Express 34 Manfred Noack 8
2 3

4 5 22.0


5.
USA 40253 Orion S2 10.3 Bryan Coon 3
3 4

6 6 22.0


6.
USA 60602 Gordon E S&S 30 Glenn Walters 6
5 6

9 3 29.0


7.
USA 32132 Night Fury Evelyn 32 2 Peter B Hilgendorff 5
6 8

5 14/DNC 38.0


8.
USA 30252 Moxy X-Yacht xp33 Paul Brindak 7
7 7

8 14/DNC 43.0


9.
USA 60394 Carrera C&C 37/40+ Steve Zwiren 11
8 10

7 8 44.0


10.
USA 40244 Citation Irwin Citation Raymond Way 9
9 9

10 7 44.0


11.
USA 10830 Pretty Woman C&C Custom 43 John Perreault 10
11 14/DNF

14/DNS 14/DNC 63.0


12.
USA 1350 Island Spirit J 24 Robert Closter 14/DNC
14/DNC 14/DNC

14/DNC 14/DNC 70.0


13.
USA 60385 SEJAA Custom Mathew Goldsmith 14/DNC
14/DNC 14/DNC

14/DNC 14/DNC 70.0
 


Double Handed


1.
USA 39534 Skye Farr 395 James T. Anderson 1
1 1

2 1 6.0


2.
USA 60161 Flashpoint J 100 Adrian Little 4
4 2

1 2 13.0


3.
11 RockIt Elliott 770 Lance Ryley 2
3 4

3 3 15.0


4.
USA 77496 Fin II Olson 30 Thomas O'Connell 3
2 3

4 4 16.0


5.
USA 316 Wave Rider Farr 30 Benoit Ansart 6
6 5

6 9/DNC 32.0


6. 3 USA 50763 Warrior's Wish Mount Gay 30 Don Gray 7
5 7

5 9/DNC 33.0


7.
3 Ursa Minor Evelyn 25 Matt Reichart 5
7 6

7 9/DNC 34.0


8.
USA 6 Blackwing J 90 Chris Dowling 9/DNC
9/DNC 9/DNC

9/DNC 9/DNC 45.0
 


Cruising Non-Spinnaker


1.
USA 1001 Acadia Cat Ketch Burt Keenan 1
1 2

1 4 9.0


2.
USA 60398 Testing Life Tartan 46 Brian Mulhall 2
5 1

4 1 13.0


3.
USA 11426 Rascal Ericson 39 Christopher Schneider 3
2 5

2 6 18.0


4.
USA 31197 Peregrine C&C 40 Andrew Burton 6
6 6

3 3 24.0


5.
USA 73113 Crackerjack Cambria 40 Alan Krulisch 4
8 4

7 2 25.0


6.
USA 25742 Manitou C&C 110 Greg Slamowitz 8
7 3

9 7 34.0


7.
USA 10625 Dreamcatcher Swan 48 Paul Pakos 5
9 7

8 5 34.0


8.
USA 257 Patience C&C 36 Jim Goldman 7
4 8

6 11/DNC 36.0


9.
USA 71 Black Watch Custom Yawl Black Watch Alliance LLC 11/RAF
3 9

5 11/DNC 39.0


10.
USA 41437 Celebration (II) Tripp 37 Sea Scout Ship 6 9
10 10

11/DNS 8 48.0
 


PHRF 4


1.
USA 50926 Rival Taylor 38 David Curtis 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 9.0


2.
USA 51362 Cymothoe Sabre 362 David Alldian 2 2 5 2 2 2 6 1 22.0


3.
USA 73042 Loki 3 S2 9.1 Richard Correll 4 5 3 4 3 3 4 5 31.0


4.
USA 50324 Pirate Abbott 33 William Baxter 3 4 6 5 4 4 3 3 32.0


5.
USA 42451 Pachyderm Frers 33 Edgar Smith 5 3 2 3 7/DNF 7/DNS 2 4 33.0


6.
USA 60343 The Grin J 95 Richard Eytel 6 6 4 6 5 5 5 7/DNC 44.0
 


PHRF 5


1.
USA 32827 Stealth Evelyn 26 fd Jay Greenfield 1 2 1 2 1 1 3 1 12.0


2.
USA 15379 Air Express San Juan 30 Chris Fesenmeyer 2 1 2 1 3 2 1 2 14.0


3.
USA 686589 Leonessa Finn Flyer 31 Raymond DeLeo 4 3 3 4 2 3 2 4 25.0


4.
USA 165 Speedway Boogie Colgate 26 Chris Brady 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 29.0
 
 



Protest Filing Report as of 04/Jul/2013 @ 02:26 AM

 

No. Race # Protesting   Protested Reason Hearing Status Jury Decision
1. 2 Loki 3 (USA 73042) vs Pirate (USA 50324)

Closed No penalty
2. 1 Crackerjack (USA 73113) vs Acadia (USA 1001)
Black Watch (USA 71)


Closed Black Watch RAF; protest invalid
3. 2 Picante (USA 126) vs Ariel (USA 160)

Closed Heard with protest 4; no penalty
4. 2 Ariel (USA 160) vs Picante (USA 126)

Closed Heard with protest 3; no penalty
5. 2 Mahalo (USA 4245) vs Daring (USA 4214)

Closed No penalty
6. 3 FKA (USA 1151) vs Redress - Race Committee Shortened course
Closed Denied
7. 5 Coyote (USA 206) vs Menace-Bliksem (USA 37) 1st windward leg
Closed No penalty
8. 4 Caminos (USA 52202) vs Pax 3 (USA 310) Before start
Closed Heard with protest 15; Pax 3 DSQ
9. 4 Morning Glory (USA 389) vs Redress - Race Committee Leeward gate
Closed Redress granted
10. 5 SPOOKIE (USA 95) vs Redress - Race Committee 1st leeward gate
Closed Redress granted
11. 5 Partnership (USA 16) vs Eagles Dare ( 11104) 2nd downwind
Closed Arbitrated; Eagles Dare 40%
12. 5 Wicked 2.0 (USA 30) vs
Redress request
Closed Request denied
13. 5 Decision (HPR) (USA 84001) vs Redress - Race Committee Will be heard with Spookie request
Closed Redress granted
14. 4 Dolphin (USA 52919) vs Next Wave (USA 31113) After start
Closed Next Wave DSQ
15. 4 Pax 3 (USA 310) vs Caminos (USA 52202) Will be heard with protest 8
Closed Heard with protest 8; Pax 3 DSQ
16. 5 Corsair (USA 5206) vs Redress - Race Committee Re-opening of Decision/Spookie Redress
Closed Protest Withdrawn
17. 4 Jaded (USA 92) vs Redress - Race Committee

Closed Protest Denied
18. 8 Race Committee vs Hustler (USA 283) RC filing for redress on behalf of Hustler USA 283
Closed Average points for races 1-7 for race 8 posted at 1738



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It’s the dawn of a complicated day in the Volvo Ocean Race. Let’s face it: we’re not having a very good time on Dongfeng. We lost distance last night, and our leading position. The day got dull afterwards. Sailing straight ahead, with the spinnaker up, in light winds. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Day 10 onboard Team SCA. Two days, eight hours, thirty-four minutes, and ten seconds, nine seconds, eight, seven, six, five… over the last few days the clock has gotten louder and louder as it counts down to October 23rd at noon—the time when we cross the equator and the time when myself and six other sailors join the rest of our crew in King Neptune’s court. ... [more]  

For Pablo Arrarte Elorza, the Volvo Ocean Race is a tough challenge. Not as far as physical effort is concerned because this likeable Spaniard is a very strong guy. For Pablo, the race is mostly a culinary war of attrition because the food that the team has bought with it on the race does little to please his gourmet palate. ... [more]  

The 2014 RS:X Youth Worlds kicked off on October 20th in Clearwater, USA, and it was hard work from the start: in 5-6 kt of breeze, offshore to start the day and side-on to close it, pumping was in order for the 54 boys and 28 girls gathered here for the 2014 RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championships. ... [more]  

The team at The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta are very happy to announce that entries are now open for the 2015 Regatta, taking place March 5 - 8. The team hopes to see lots of return entries as well as new ones this year, all coming to celebrate the event's 35th year. In order to celebrate this milestone year, there will be some new features this coming season. ... [more]  

After three complete days at sea only three boats competing in the 2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race have passed the northwest tip of Sicily, roughly the halfway point of the race. The prevailing wind remains weak, but is expected to strengthen this afternoon coinciding with the arrival of bulk of the fleet t the Egadi Islands. ... [more]  

Last week the Volvo Ocean Race was all about VMG downwind sailing, with Dongfeng being the star performer. After DFRT took the lead, they shortly lost it again 36 hours later after hitting something in the water and losing their rudder. Two hours later they were up and running again with the spare in. Impressive stuff. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Blogs from the Boats - Leg 1, Day 9 plus Videos *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.nz/com
Several of the On Board Reporters aboard, provide their unique views of Leg 1, Day 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race - in text, images and video. ... [more]  

Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014 - Fight to the finish by Media Royal Malta Yacht Club
Igor Simicic's maxi, Esimit Europa 2 is expected to finish the Rolex Middle Sea Race in the early hours of tomorrow morning. However the 100ft carbon fibre canting keel Maxi is under serious pressure to secure their fourth Line Honours victory in the race. ... [more]  

Italy won two races (windward-leeward race (ninth race) and coastal race (11th race), Switzerland won the second race of the day (10th race) and Ireland the last one (12th race). A lot of tactics was required to make best use of the little wind. The first race (windward-leeward race, 0,8nm) started at four knots. A second start under black flag happened. ... [more]  

PredictWind have made significant improvements to the swell forecasting models and added new locations. Integrating the new 50km global wind forecast with ocean current data has created the most advanced swell modelling available online. By combining PredictWind forecast data with ocean current data, the effect of the wind on swells can be accounted for ... [more]  

The battle continues for the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race, with the front running being taken up by different competitors on a regular basis. With the first boats about to enter the Doldrums, anything can happen - with the outcome being decided by navigational skill and experience, rather than being resolved on a computer. ... [more]  

The Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup, now in its 12th year, is known around the world as an international championship of junior champions. It runs parallel to the penultimate event on the World Match Racing Tour, the Argo Group Gold Cup. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet charges the door of the Doldrums Casino *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
The Volvo Ocean Race has lifted intensity again on Day 9 with the fleet spread across 100nm of ocean and charging in a line for the turning point of Fernando de Noronha, 220nm off the Brazilian coast. ... [more]  

As expected the third day of the 2014 La Torche PWA Grand Slam proved to be a quiet affair with very light winds throughout the day. After a chilly and overcast start, the sun eventually broke through to produce another beautiful afternoon in La Torche. ... [more]  

The first eight days of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race have been filled with more excitement and tighter racing than anyone could have anticipated. Up until Saturday morning, Leg One has left the fleet with few tactical options and therefore has kept everyone tightly packed as one unit of seven boats. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. The sun’s out. It’s warm – not too hot, but warm enough for just a tee shirt. Ian Walker is stood at the helm of his Emirati boat, generous Atlantic trade winds whistling past his ears. 'We’re going straight through,' he claims, confidently. 'What Doldrums? - they’re going to say. Azzam isn’t even going to slow down.' ... [more]  

At 1700 CET in the Rolex Middle Sea Race, 113 yachts had rounded Stromboli, the active volcano that marks the most northerly point of the course. Race leader on the water, Esimit Europa 2, was less than 20 miles from Favignana and preparing to turn south with 289 miles to go and is expected to finish the race in the early hours of Wednesday 22 October, which would be well outside the course record ... [more]  

It is with great pleasure that the Star Sailors League announces that two more top Brazilian sailors will be joining the fleet of 20 super-champions taking part in the Star Sailors League Finals 2014 being held for the second consecutive year at Nassau Yacht Club in the Bahamas between December 1st and 7th. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Day Nine onboard Team Alvimedica. It’s hard to explain the complexity of the weather in this part of the world. No computer model or forecaster can accurately predict the winds because the air here is dry and warm, 23c now, and the typical barometric pressure gradients that generate them become very weak. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Day Nine onboard Team SCA. We’re a boat on a mission: catch the fleet. And they’re getting closer by the mile. The first time I sailed past Cape Verde islands was in 2010 when I was helping deliver a catamaran from Gibraltar to Antigua, W.I. ... [more]  

Thailand bids for 2016 IODA ‘Optimist’ World Championships by Jordan Rumsby, Royal Varuna Yacht Club
Pattaya's Royal Varuna Yacht Club has submitted a bid to host the 2016 International Optimist Dinghy Association World Championships, offering the world's most talented junior sailing teams a chance to experience the steady wind, sunshine, smiles, great food, and family-friendly attractions of Thailand's top dinghy sailing destination ... [more]  

Farr 40 Worlds: Prizegiving images from the Final day in San Francisco
Bill Green - builder and sailor passes on
ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 20 October 2014
Farr 40 Worlds: Images from the Final day in San Francisco *Feature
Farr 40 Worlds: Images from Day 2 in San Francisco *Feature
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014 - A hard day's night
34th Student Yachting World Cup 2014 - Second race day
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng loses lead, anyone's race ahead of Doldrums *Feature
Flying Dreams 'An Ocean Story': The Movie
New super maxis gear up for Rolex Sydney Hobart
Volvo Ocean Race: Blogs from the Boats - Leg 1, Day 8 plus Videos *Feature
Linda Elias Memorial Women’s One Design Challenge - Youngerman wins
2014 Off Valparaíso Race - Santander team victorious
La Torche PWA Grand Slam - Waves continue to pound on day 2
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng consolidates lead on Day 8 *Feature
RS:X Youth World Championships - All set for Clearwater action
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014 - Slow road north
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 – Dongfeng Race Team - A risky call
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014 - Escaping the shroud of Mount Etna
Farr 40 Worlds: Day 4 Image and Video gallery *Feature
Australian 18 Footers League’s Major A. Frizelle Trophy   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Leader gambles on Island windshadow   
2014 Sailing World Cup Qingdao - Final day video highlights   
2014 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship - Plenty of time   
Coast Guard rescues two near Wachapreague   
2014 Off Valparaíso Race - Day 2   
La Torche PWA Grand Slam - Massive swell on day 1   
Volvo Ocean Race: Welcome to Al's Ocean Cafe   
Argo Group Gold Cup survives Hurricane Gonzalo   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng regains lead after incident packed Day 7 *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dramatic video of Dongfeng rudder replacement   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica bounces back   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA expecting the expected + Video   
Rolex Middle Sea Race - New record for Mediterranean classic   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao - Medallists decided across six fleets   
Volvo Ocean Race - Impressive turnaround for Dongfeng Race Team +Video   
Volvo Ocean Race: Race closer than leaderboard suggests - Leg 1, Day 6   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng Race Team break rudder after collision   
2014 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship - Famous breeze frustrates   
2014 Off Valparaíso Race - Day 1   


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