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Brian Keane's Savasana leads opening weekend of Davis Island J/70 Winter Series

by Julie & Christopher Howell 8 Dec 2019 15:48 PST December 6-9 2019, January 10-12, Februay 7-9 2020

Forty-six J/70 teams traveled to Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, Florida for the first weekend of the 2019-2020 J/70 Winter Series. Three races were completed Sunday in winds of 8-10 knots on Tampa Bay. Brian Keane's Savasana notched all seconds for 6 points to top both the Open and the 19-boat Corinthian division.

Will Welles' Bribona holds second place with 14 points, and John and Marissa Koten's Planet Claire is in third with 19 points. Race winners were Bruno Pasquinelli's Stampede, Mark Foster's Honeybadger and Darby Smith-Long's Africa.

Each Friday of the Series, SAIL22 leads the Porch Series including a North Sails debrief. Jackson Benvenutti was this week's coach. Practice races were run, followed by a debrief and prizes. The Series continues January 10-12 and February 7-9.

More information and full results available here.

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