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M32 Class North America Midtown Cup Series races in Newport, RI

by Paul L. Roberti 3 Sep 08:08 PDT 22-22 August 2020
M32 Class North America Midtown Cup Series © Paul L. Roberti Photography

Despite what is going on in the world with COVID-19 the M32 catamaran fleet in Newport, RI has been able to consistently race this summer because of the formatting of the regattas which are collectively organized by the fleet.

Designed to provide fun and competitive year-round racing for M32 owner and crew, the M32 Series North America comprise events in Newport, Miami, FL and Chicago, IL. The most recent Midtown Cup Series regatta was sailed just south Gould Island and the Jamestown Bridge on August 22 and 23, with eight teams competing.

With winds blowing from the south at 15 knots the sailing was fast and furious, one team had to return to shore after damaging their boat in a collision with the committee boat at the end of the first race The Midtown Cup 2020 wraps up in Newport this month.

Midtown Cup 2020 Leaderboard (as of August 23)

1. Argo - Jason Carroll - 27pts
2. Surge - Ryan McKillen - 26pts
3. Midtown - Larry Phillips - 26pts
4. Tuuci/Skiff Sailing/ Gorilla Rigging - Beil/ Rhyne - 21pts
5. Rule # 1 - Jerry Kirby - 19pts
6. Young American - Carina Becker - 17pts
7. Convexity - Don Wilson - 15pts
8. Yonder Racing - Don Newhouse - 13pts
9. Catapult - Joel Ron - 12pts

For more information about this very exciting class (and to join the fun with M32 Demo Boat!), contact M32 USA Builder Representative Dave Doucett at 413-364-0057 or , or visit here.

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