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J/22 World Championship at Annapolis Yacht Club - Overall

by Julie & Christopher Howell 13 Sep 18:26 PDT 9-14 September 2018

Zeke Horowitz's Uncle Fluffy accomplished what none of the other 63 teams at the J/22 World Championship could—avoiding a high-number finish in the nine-race series hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club in Maryland. Now he and crew Jackson Benvenutti, Jo Ann Fisher and Emmy Stuart are J/22 World Champions.

Horowitz came into Thursday a nine-point underdog to Allan Terhune's Thunder Chicken, however Terhune faced a U-flag penalty in the day's first race, paving the way for someone to make a move. Uncle Fluffy did just that, nailing a 2,3,3 on the day, which, added to his previous scores of 6,1,6,(11),5,6, gave the Annapolis-based helmsman the title with 32 net points. Terhune never gave up, getting bullets in races eight and nine, but couldn't catch the Horowitz team.

Thunder Chicken ended with 35 points for the silver position. Coming in third, and making it an all-Annapolis top three, was Jeffrey Todd's Hot Toddy. They finished strong with a pair of fours to edge out Michael Marshall's Bad News on a tie-breaker at 80 points.

Overall Results:

PosBow NoSail NoYacht NameSkipperR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9Pts
128  USA 1586Uncle FluffyZeke Horowitz616115623332
27  USA 1207Thunder ChickenAllan Terhune4612182UFD1135
325  USA 1464Hot ToddyJeffrey Todd12682240784480
460  USA 1578Bad NewsMike Marshall133433512434780
554  USA 754USChris Wientjes23309618183986
668  USA 468ScoobyJ.R. Maxwell1852311597142090
710  USA 1510Gray DuckMatthew Thompson257241341340122100
842  USA 1542YEMTravis Odenbach28329415351118117
967  USA 677USA 677Brad Julian10191012935322110132
1035  USA 635DustyPete Levesque3013181617283465133
114  USA 1504Rythmic PumpingAden King141812203010202219135
1240  USA 489Mo' MoneyKevin Doyle5142534324328DNF136
1366  USA 1466LucyCory Sertl15217142254310BFD137
1434  USA 1572DeaneophobiaRuss Deane1636135262145236146
1555  USA 382AlzoPat Curran725212442UFD741149
1629  USA 789Zesty EnterpriseJake Doyle12201728321233317150
1757  USA 1649The Jug 4 1Christopher Doyle3415192811UFD5BFD150
1849  USA 949Corner of Sanity and MadnessChris Junge2427398271569BFD155
1946  USA 1646VooDoo BabyBill Draheim26234317627UFD221165
2053  USA 1503Rug BurnKevin Elion191014122223UFD2642168
2161  USA 1461EkasJason Ipe442227101422193830182
2243  USA 1043Fast CompanyRichard Heausler4931327819441924184
2320  CAN 693BroomstickRon Harris93920261131UFD1535186
249  USA 1509RocinanteKevin Kenny391248153118103033188
2537  USA 687RambullerPatrick Isherwood5234114175UFD1628194
2658  CAN 958RuckusTaylor Grant11173043165215.54616194.5
2748  USA 486En FuegoMichael Schmid84636353351141712201
2865  NED 256RSZ J/22 ‑ RWGAuke Holtrop22113195148414013215
296  USA 87Dirt DogNick Cromwell20383333441437378220
3022  USA 252GodspeedKoralina McKenna283250231916383529220
3123  RSA 876SolsticeDavid Waiting4649453093264123223
3218  USA 1318Turn Down For WhatKurt Taken‑Holtze1735292513RET184937223
3345  USA 1645Heather's KitchenDavid McBrier45923274343UFD2711228
3450  USA 483RecklessTom Barnes321652242029215543237
3527  USA 1078Lil' PuffyChristopher Wilson333337392345UFD249243
368  USA 1501Pressure DropMark Foster29151641250DNCDNCDNC256
3719  USA 1559AtaataNicole Curran412453371032465031271
381  USA 300Thunder ChickenScott Loweth352851UFD2549244715274
3914  CAN 1644Raised JJohan Koppernaes512926514833272040274
4024  USA 1002Just Wing ItDrew Mutch63476053424173914276
4136  USA 1536HotticketSandy Adzick434035425334332525277
4215  USA 1558VentusScott Gelo214163563720115936281
4347  USA 1575Wharf RatMatt Dunbar364438185655281349281
4421  CAN 921J soifNick Townsend345734364730353147294
4559  USA 959VillainAaron Freeman403755323458136026295
4652  USA 1552Evil Dr. Pork Chop/Award & SportsChristopher Princing272519UFD60562918BFD299
4713  USA 113Res IpsaJack Meade385240505937123244305
4869  USA 1579EscapeJohn Huebschmann486142474539314222316
4951  USA 10931093Robert Martensson375146522159225634319
5044  USA 444ParrrleyCraig Smith544841UFD506095727346
5112  USA 1212 (underscore like the old 12M boats)Robert Bouknight5853214858383043BFD349
5256  USA 1546FolkaKaren Glass315449555544394532349
5362  USA 977USA 977Gunnar Gode5545444439402558BFD350
5426  USA 964Two Dollar PistolTodd McBee506054UFD493615.54838350.5
5539  USA 1090Stellar JaySusan Mattis Turnham424328454617DNCDNCDNC351
563  USA 1003Cool KidsDoug Davis475661463863365245381
5730  USA 692Done DealJulie Neal (Minnesota Women's Sailing Team)615858386347472946384
5863  CAN 1463POLOSylvain Gougeon566222495461495452397
5916  USA 1316Double JJason Goscha576457585226UFD3653403
6064  USA 364BlingLynn Simpson594256UFD6462424448417
6132  USA 532MojoBob Touton605064575754485150427
622  USA 2Hot Ruddered BumGalen Freeman625547543657DNCDNCDNC441
6341  CAN 341Alternative GirlfriendTrevor Collins535959406146DNCDNCDNC448
6417  USA 1086A Boat Has No NameAlexander Kearney646362596241UFD5351455

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