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Etchells Atlantic Championship Series Race 1 at Shelter Island YC

'Etchells Atlantic Championship Series 2012'    Etchells Class
King of the Bays Regatta, the first of four events in the Etchells Atlantic Championship Series 2012, was held over the weekend of 19th and 20th May and was graciously hosted by the Shelter Island Yacht Club, Shelter Island, NY. With visitors from across the North East and Canada making the trip, the event organizers exceeded expectations by delivering seven races across a range of challenging conditions paired with a nice social program that fostered many tall tales around the beer keg and an outstanding meal on the SIYC deck on Saturday night.

The race committee delivered a stirring performance to put four admittedly tricky four-mile Windward/Leeward races in the books on Saturday, two of which saw the breeze reduced to a zephyr before re-establishing from the same direction across the bay inside orient point. No team escaped the day without a high score but all competitors appreciated the tireless efforts of the race management team to keep the racing fair. A much better breeze day on Sunday allowed the fleet to stretch their legs over three more races in 9-14 knot Easterly.

Steve Girling, Ched Proctor and Dave Lutian sailing USA-1200, Lion Heart, scored a resounding win by hanging in with the top boats for a small overnight lead after the first four races on Saturday and delivering a strong performance in the fresher breeze that everyone in the fleet relished on Sunday. USA 944, Firefly, the father/daughter team of Peter and Meredith Carroll (with Meredith doing a phenomenal job driving) and ably assisted by Allan Terhune sailed a solid series and a nice final day for second overall. Reigning North American Champion, CAN 1396, Hank Lammens, sailing with Dirk Kneulman was third.

The next regatta in the Etchells Atlantic Championship Series is the Long Island Sound Championships at Shelter Island Yacht Club over the weekend of June 2/3 followed by the New England Championships at the New York Yacht Club in Newport, June 16/17. Boats are available for charter, come join the fun!

Results:
 

Sail No

Yacht Name

 

Owner/Skipper

R
1

R
2

R
3

R
4

R
5

R
6

R
7

T
O

 

Total

1.

USA 1200

Lion Heart

 

Steve Girling

1

10

4

2

2

1

1

[10]

 

11.0

     

2.

USA 944

Firefly

 

Peter Carroll

3

2

12

6

1

2

2

[12]

 

16.0

     

3.

CAN 1396

CAN 1396

 

Hank Lammens

2

4

2

11

6

4

4

[11]

 

22.0

     

4.

USA 1085

Cougar

 

Ethan Doyle

6

13

3

4

7

3

7

[13]

 

30.0

     

5.

CAN 398

skanky jane

 

jay cross

4

7

6

3

9

9

10

[10]

 

38.0

     

6.

USA 1185

1185

 

Robert Allardice

5

9

5

9

3

8

8

[9]

 

38.0

     

7.

USA 698

white trash

 

christian langendal

10

14

9

5

12

7

3

[14]

 

46.0

     

8.

USA 1221

Riva

 

Wade Edwards

9

12

11

1

5

10

18/

DNF

[18]

 

48.0

     

9.

USA 1139

USA1139

 

A J Wolf

14

6

1

7

10

12

12

[14]

 

48.0

     

10.

USA 1199

USA 1199

 

Mills / Constant

12

8

13

10

4

5

9

[13]

 

48.0

     

11.

USA 1248

USA1248

 

John Ricketson

8

15

7

12

11

6

6

[15]

 

50.0

     

12.

USA 1198

America Jane 11

 

Scott Kaufman

11

3

15

18/

RAF

8

11

5

[18]

 

53.0

     

13.

USA 1322

Hogzilla

 

Steve Schram

7

1

8

8

18/

DNF

18/

DNS

18/

DNS

[18]

 

60.0

     

14.

USA 791

Kattack

 

Mark Fortin

15

11

10

13

18/

DNF

18/

DNS

11

[18]

 

78.0

     

15.

USA 659

Kinship

 

Martin O'Neill

13

5

14

14

18/

DNS

18/

DNS

18/

DNS

[18]

 

82.0

     

North American Etchells Class website


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