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VX One North American Championship - Chris Alexander commands

by Julie and Christopher Howell on 20 Jul 2014
VX One - North American Championships VX One USA
Chris Alexander’s Isabelita dominated the standings at the VX One North American Championship to claim the title with 19 points. No races occurred on Saturday, after nine races were completed Thursday and Friday.

Hosted by Newport Yacht Club in Newport, Rhode Island, Phip Hallowell and Chuck Brown’s The Wagon placed second with 39 points, and Tom Chiginsky’s VX140 rounded out the top three with 50 points.

Nineteen VX Ones registered, representing Canada, New Zealand, the Virgin Islands and the United States.

 Complete Results:

Sail  

Boat  

Skipper

Yacht Club

 

 1 

 2 

 3 

 4 

 5 

 6 

 7 

 8 

 9 

 

Total

Pos

124  

Isabelita  

Chris Alexander  

Gulfport Yacht Club  

 

2  

[5]  

4  

2  

1  

2  

2  

4  

2  

 

19  

1  

171  

the wagon  

phip/chuck hallowell/brown  

ida lewis/ new york  

 

1  

[11]  

1  

6  

9  

3  

10  

3  

6  

 

39  

2  

140  

VX140  

Tom Chiginsky  

None  

 

6  

2  

10  

1  

4  

4  

3  

[20/DNS]  

20/DNS  

 

50  

3  

169  

Animal r2 GFlash  

Jeff Jones  

Lake Belton yacht club  

 

8  

1  

7  

5  

6  

10  

12  

5  

[15]  

 

54T  

4  

128  

Flash Gordon  

Lawrence Frost  

SOUTHERN  

 

4  

3  

[14]  

12  

3  

7  

6  

10  

9  

 

54T  

5  

152  

Satisfaction  

Jim Myers  

WHYC  

 

[15]  

9  

12  

4  

11  

8  

8  

2  

3  

 

57T  

6  

USA 148  

  

Kevin Northrop  

Pass Christian YC  

 

7  

6  

[13]  

8  

2  

5  

9  

8  

12  

 

57T  

7  

CAN 222  

Wild Deuces  

paul currie  

RCYC  

 

[14]  

13  

2  

7  

5  

9  

5  

12  

5  

 

58  

8  

125  

The Spaniard  

Rob Doolittle  

Pont. Y.C.  

 

12  

10  

8  

11  

8  

6  

[14]  

7  

8  

 

70  

9  

NZL 175  

Bennett Racing  

Brian Bennett  

SSS  

 

[20/RET]  

20/RET  

20/RET  

20/RET  

7  

1  

1  

1  

1  

 

71  

10  

USA 170  

Team Smuggler  

Donovan Brennan  

New Orleans Yacht Club  

 

5  

12  

6  

3  

12  

15  

13  

[16]  

7  

 

73  

11  

178  

Blue Flame  

Timothy Pitts  

USVI  

 

10  

4  

5  

[20/OCS]  

13  

16  

4  

6  

16  

 

74T  

12  

116  

Commando  

Andrew Walford  

St Petersburg YC  

 

11  

8  

9  

9  

10  

12  

[16]  

11  

4  

 

74T  

13  

107  

Honey Ryder  

John Appleton  

NBYC  

 

3  

14  

3  

[20/OCS]  

15  

11  

15  

9  

20/DSQ  

 

90  

14  

USA 150  

SeaFlight  

Terry Greenfield  

Buccaneer YC  

 

9  

7  

11  

[20/DNF]  

16  

14  

11  

15  

14  

 

97  

15  

108  

MilkoWay  

Paulo Milko  

Sail Newport  

 

13  

[16]  

15  

10  

14  

13  

7  

13  

13  

 

98  

16  

145  

Flash Rider  

Michael Norris  

MBYC  

 

16  

15  

16  

13  

[18]  

18  

17  

14  

10  

 

119  

17  

167  

Blue Lobster  

Bob Maccini  

Sail Newport  

 

[20/DNF]  

20/DNF  

20/DNS  

20/DNS  

17  

17  

18  

17  

11  

 

140  

18  

USA 142  

Q Ball  

Oliver Slesar  

LCYC  

 

[20/DNS]  

20/DNS  

20/DNS  

20/DNS  

20/DNS  

20/DNS  

20/DNS  

20/DNS  

20/DNS  

 

160  

19  

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