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2019 J/24 North American Championship at Club Nautico Valle de Bravo - Day 1

by Julie & Christopher Howell 2 Apr 21:31 PDT 30 March - 05 April, 2019

Twenty-seven J/24s reveled in flawless conditions as the J/24 North American Championship kicked off at Club Nautico Valle de Bravo in Mexico. Winds started at 10-12 knots and increased to 12-16, with occasional higher gusts. Current J/24 World Champion Will Welles, racing Bruschetta, of the USA has taken the early advantage with 5 points, following scores of 1,1,3. The next positions are locked in a tie at 10 points: Javier Velasquez's Trinquete (7,2,1 on the day) and Mark Laura's Baba Louie (2,3,5).

Under cloudless skies on the picturesque lake in the mountains of Mexico, Welles opened the Championship with his first of consecutive bullets. Trailing him in race one were Laura and Kenneth Porter's S. And in race two were Velasquez and Laura. Velasquez earned the final victory of the day, as Tony Parker's Bangor Packet and Welles comprised the top three.

Racing continues through Friday.

Results after Day 1:

PosBow NoSail NoYacht NameOwner / SkipperR1R2R3Pts
11  USA 5407BruschettaWill Welles1135
222  MEX 2128TrinqueteJavier Velásquez72110
342  USA 2365Baba LouieMark Laura23510
43  MEX 1585SKenneth Porter35715
583  USA 58Bangor PacketTony Parker512219
686  USA 2436HabaneroDenny Vaughan1171230
729  USA 126GigglesNatalie Harden914932
860  MEX 1922Capitan Ala TristeManuel Romero Lopez4191033
976  MEX 4802BuenaventuraErick Castillo Jimenez M1613433
1021  MEX 4864Mar‑02Tito Benitez13101134
1178  MEX 286De coloresRamón Benítez820836
1223  MEX 4163JamboROBERT HIMMELBAUER1781439
1341  FRA 1810Hendaye 64Victor Maldonado2091342
147  MEX 4905TalentoLuis Alvarez6211744
1539  USA 2918Sea Bags Women's Sailing TeamErica Beck Spencer14111944
1632  MEX 5017X 4Christian Carranza Rodriguez1862448
1784  MEX 4527JOT TUB 2JOSE LUIS RODRIGUEZ PEDRAZA2442149
1831  MEX 2988 (spin 5123)DiggerHumberto Prtiz Pastor12152249
198  MEX 5265CaspianJorge Castillo15161849
2017  USA 2176Evil OctopusJasper Van Vliet2322651
2185  MEX 4102MARINATeresa Schroeder10172552
2254  MEX 2829PEGAISHUGO MARTINEZ REBOLLAR26181660
232  MEX 5140MatadorPablo Carvajal Specia19SCP1562
2459  USA 1036FlightRandall Rasicot22242066
2527  MEX 3788AsterixAntonio Jacques21262370
2669  MEX 5139ChanequeJuan Antonio Uroz Mateu25252676
2782  MEX 4152K‑tacho 24Esteban de Icaza27272781

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