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Star Western Hemisphere Championship at Biscayne Bay Yacht Club - Overall

by Rachele Vitello 25 Apr 2021 23:34 PDT April 22-25, 2021
Paul Cayard - 2021 Star Western Hemisphere Championship © Gilles Morelle

Paul Cayard and Luke Lawrence (USA) are the 2021 Star Western Hemisphere Champions after a flawless series, leading the scoreboard since day one.

Both American, but not from Miami, they know this race course so well they could almost be considered locals and they have only raced together once before when they finished third at the Midwinter Series on these very waters last February. They must have found a great combination onboard, with Lawrence jumping in the front of the boat when he usually steers it, the duo ended the Championship with a win in the first race today, their third bullet of the weekend.

"It was fantastic to win the 2021 Star Western Hemisphere Championship. Luke and I sailed smart and we were fast and never finished worse than third. It's been a long time since I've won a Western Hemisphere Championship so I'm super excited." Commented Paul Cayard.

In second place the Danish/German team with Jørgen Shoenherr and Markus Koy had a very consistent weekend, dropping a seventh in the first race, they've always finished in the top three and recorded a win. They are only three points behind the winners and two in front of the third place team, the 2016 Star World Champions Augie Diaz (USA) and Bruno Prada (BRA), on the same boat again after a few regattas as challengers - the Brazilian superstar crew won his second back-to-back Bacardi Cup only last month with Mateusz Kusznierewicz.

Today, April 25th, the conditions were quite different from the previous days, a much lighter breeze, 6-8 knots from the South, a little rain, and a postponement on the water. Two races were sailed as scheduled nonetheless, for a total of seven very fair and fun races on Biscayne Bay for the 21 teams, all organized impeccably by Biscayne Bay Yacht Club and Diaz Marine.

For more information visit 2021whc.starchampionships.org.

Overall Results:

PosBow NoSail NoYacht NameSkipper / CrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7Pts
160  USA 8466GEMPaul Cayard / Luke LawrenceSt. Francis Y.C.321211DNS10
236  DEN 8532African QueenJorgen Schonherr / Markus Koy 732123213
39  USA 8509DaniluAugie Diaz / Bruno PradaBiscayne Bay Yacht Club513632115
442  USA 8459USA 8459Peter Vessella / Phil TrinterBBYC/StFYC645454DNF28
556  USA 8448GMJohn MacCausland / Guy AvellonCooper River Y.C.15731014329
651  USA 8440USA 8440James Buckingham / Phil TothNHYC476547933
717  ARG 8498JuanitaAlberto Zanetti / Lucas AltolaguirreCN Olivos10641078641
855  USA 8555Zoom Zoom ZoomJohn Dane / Tim RayPass Christian Yacht Club2DNCDNC895449
939  USA 8546Inshane AsylumShane Zwingelberg / TC BelcoAYC/CRYC1112DNF966751
1065  USA 7996ManipulatorMatthew Rajacich / Eric WagnerTred Avon Yacht Club1410912129557
1122  USA 8522El MorroJoshua Powell / Mark Strube 811DNF78121460
1264  USA 8275USA 8275Nick Madigan / Rob ScrivenorNHYC15811111311862
1337  USA 8159USA 8159Jock Kohlhas / Arthur Anosov 13981514101266
1414  USA 8504StarScott Barnard / Jon KlerkNHYC914101411131067
1557  USA 8521Big JimMike Hecky / Bob KrahulikBrant Beach Y.C.12131317DNF151181
1696  GER 8396High OctaneLoither Geilen / Carlos MiquelCRYC161512161617DNS92
1766  DEN 8415My WayAaron Smith / Tim OstranderAspen Y.C.181714DNS15161393
1862  USA 8208DragonflyFabiano Vivacqua / Caio GerassiICRJ/CGSC1716DNF13DNF18DNS106
19   USA 8518Death Roll in PecosDoug Smith / Dave MartinSt. Francis YC/Treasure Island SCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC126
2067  USA 8484BarkaLarry Whipple / Brian Fatih DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC126

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