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Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship - Two in a row for Kiss

'2011 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship'    2011 JOY | International Audi Melges 20 Class Association ©

The 2011 Audi Melges 20 National Championship at Coconut Grove Sailing Club has now come to a close with eight races being completed that have left Michael Kiss on Bacio with his second title in a row along with the crew of tactician Chris Rast and Jamie Kimball.

Kiss' score line included an impressive four bullets (race wins) and a race to spare. 'I really didn't think we'd be able to do it,' said Kiss. 'But, we did. It was really great and a lot of fun.' For Kiss, with this win, he is a back-to-back U.S. National Champion.

In second overall was Marcus Eagan on Cajun Underwriting with and incredible performance on his first time out in the fleet. He superceeded third place finisher Travis Weisleder on Layline.com/Gill Race Team by fifteen points.

Sunday, the final day of racing rounded out three days of the same spectacular conditions as days past. A nice, pleasant breeze fluctuating from 12-18 knots under gorgeous sunshine was the perfect complement to Biscayne Bay's flat water. The final two races went to Chuck Holzman on Flyer, who hammered the fleet with speed as his next closest contention was Eagan, placing second in both races. Nathan Hollerbach on FU had an amazing last race finishing third.

2011 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship -  2011 JOY?nid=90692_|_International_Audi_Melges_20_Class Association ©  

A very special thanks goes to PRO Ron Rostorfer and his entire Race Committee staff. The Race Committee work was very organized and well-run making it the best Nationals ever! To all the volunteers at CGSC who made things, just in general run smooth as clockwork, in particular Maryann and Richard Etkin, and Joann Mathieu.

The class would like to also extend gratitude to every participant that made their way to Miami and joined the fleet at such an amazing event.

Again, a very special thanks to fleet newcomer Wes Whitmyer on Slingshot as he sponsored the open bar on Saturday afternoon at Coconut Grove Sailing Club during the after racing social.

Top Ten Results (Preliminary, After eight races, one discard):

1.) Michael Kiss, Bacio; 3-1-1-1-[4]-1-3-[36/DNS] = 14
2.) Marcus Eagan, Cajun Underwriting; 1-5-3-2-5-[10]-2-2 = 20
3.) Travis Weisleder, Layline.com/Gill Racing Team; 5-3-5-[10]-3-3-9-7 = 35
4.) Russell Lucas, Shimmer; 2-[8]-2-5-8-8-7-5 = 37
5.) Paul Reilly, Red Sky Sailing Team; 7-11-[12]-3-1-2-8-6 = 38
6.) Chuck Holzman, Flyer; 4-[19]-8-8-14-5-1-1 = 41
7.) Tony Tabb, Elevation Racing; 13-2-14-4-11-4-[23]-17 = 65
8.) Claudio Recchi, Let's Roll; 11-6-4-7-[17]-12-10-15 = 65
9.) Nathan Hollerbach, FU; 9-9-18-[24]-9-14/RDG-5-3 = 67
9.) Ryan DeVos, Volpe; 6-7-6.5/RDG-11-[19]-14-13-10 = 67.5

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