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2019 J/24 North American Championship at Club Nautico Valle de Bravo - Day 3

by Julie & Christopher Howell 4 Apr 19:09 PDT 30 March - 5 April 2019

After eight stunning races in Valle de Bravo Mexico, two Americans will battle for the title of 2019 J/24 North American Champion: Will Welles' Bruschetta and Tony Parker's Bangor Packet. Welles suffered a UFD penalty in Thursday's opening contest, which became his discard, leaving him with 15 net points.

Parker continued his ascent to the top, securing a 2,1 on the day, to close within just two points of Welles. The third and fourth place finishes will also be a nail-biter, as Kenneth Porter's S and Mark Laura's Baba Louie are separated by a mere point (Porter's 28 to Laura's 29). Twenty-seven J/24s will conclude the Championship on Friday at Club Nautico Valle de Bravo, with two final races planned.

Laura's Baba Louie began Thursday with their first victory of the week, shadowed by Parker and Natalie Harden's Giggles. Parker took the next win, while Ramon Benitez's De colores and Welles settled for second and third.

Results after Day 3:

PosBow NoSail NoYacht NameOwner / SkipperR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8Pts
11  USA 5407BruschettaWill Welles113151UFD315
283  USA 58Bangor PacketTony Parker51223132117
33  MEX 1585SKenneth Porter3572924528
442  USA 2365Baba LouieMark Laura23510291729
522  MEX 2128TrinqueteJavier Velásquez7211285UFD1651
678  MEX 286De coloresRamón Benítez8208631117255
729  USA 126GigglesNatalie Harden9149167432562
876  MEX 4802BuenaventuraErick Castillo Jimenez M1613411410UFD462
97  MEX 4905TalentoLuis Alvarez621174116UFD671
1021  MEX 4864Mar‑02Tito Benitez1310115121791272
1160  MEX 1922Capitan Ala TristeManuel Romero Lopez4191092514121583
1285  MEX 4102MarinaTeresa Schroeder1017251514157886
1341  FRA 1810Hendaye 64Victor Maldonado209131719851788
1423  MEX 4163JamboROBERT HIMMELBAUER178142162161890
1586  USA 2436HabaneroDenny Vaughan11712141022UFD1490
1639  USA 2918Sea Bags Women's Sailing TeamErica Beck Spencer14111981619111998
178  MEX 5265CaspianJorge Castillo151618132113UFD9105
1884  MEX 4527Jot Tub 2Jose Luis Rodriguez Pedraza24421181516824106
1932  MEX 5017X 4Christian Carranza Rodriguez18DPI241913181020106
2031  MEX 2988 (spin 5123)DiggerHumberto Prtiz Pastor12152222247UFD11113
212  MEX 5140MatadorPablo Carvajal Specia19SCP1572312UFD10114
2217  USA 2176Evil OctopusJasper Van Vliet232262017231513116
2359  USA 1036FlightRandall Rasicot2224202422201321142
2454  MEX 2829PegaisHugo Martinez Rebollar261816DSQ18271423142
2527  MEX 3788AsterixAntonio Jacques2126232320251627154
2669  MEX 5139ChanequeJuan Antonio Uroz Mateu2525262526241822165
2782  MEX 4152K‑tacho 24Esteban de Icaza2727272627261926178

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