Please select your home edition
Edition
Sea Sure 2021 - Transom Fittings - LEADERBOARD

J/105 North American Championship at Annapolis Yacht Club - Overall

by Julie & Christopher Howell 31 Oct 2021 22:08 PDT 28-31 October 2021

As the 2021 North American Championship hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club in Annapolis, MD wrapped up on Halloween, it was Tim Russell's Ne*Ne who tricked the fleet during the seven-race series.

With crew John Claude, Bill Higgins, Kyle Hunt, Bob Little and Ted Wilson, the San Francisco-based team on J/105 hull #3 controlled the Championship, winning the title by 24 points. They never finished out of the top four, and will look to defend their title next year when San Francisco Yacht Club hosts the 2022 Championship. Bill Zartler's Deja Voodoo earned the silver position with 39 points, and fellow Texan Ken Horne's Final Final gained the bronze with 43 points. There were no discards in the Series.

Sunday's winds started at 8-10 knots and increased to 15-20. Race winners were Russell, Zartler and Bruce Stone/Nicole Breault on Arbitrage.

Overall Results: (top five)

1. Ne*Ne, Tim Russell 4 -2 -3 -1 -1 -2 -2; 15pts
2. Deja Voodoo, Bill Zartler 2 -7 -1 -7 -18 -1 -3; 39pts
3. Final Final, Ken Horne 14 -1 -5 -2 -6 -10 -5; 43pts
4. Arbitrage, Bruce Stone/Nicole Breault 9 -6 -7 -10 -12 -3 -1; 48pts
5. Key Players, Andrew Adler/Kevin Elion/Dan Mathias 6 -5 -12 -4 -3 -14 -12; 56pts

Thirty-five J/105s competed from October 28-31. Complete results available here.

Related Articles

Gorgeous, stormy Chicago Mackinac Race
One of the rougher, faster races on record for the fleet of 205 sailboats This year's Chicago to Mackinac Race will certainly go down as one of the rougher, faster races on record for the fleet of 205 sailboats. Posted on 30 Jul
Register now for the 2022 Rolex Big Boat Series
The West Coast's most competitive regatta Hitting the start line on time and in a strong position lays the foundation for winning races. Experienced skippers know that prepping for the start of a big race begins with completing entry forms and locking in crew lists on time. Posted on 14 Jul
2022 J/105 Women's Regatta overall
Near-perfect Chesapeake Bay conditions The SC of the Chesapeake hosted the 1st annual J/105 Women's Regatta for J/105 Fleet #3 on Saturday, June 25. When the PRO Drew Mutch announced at the skipper's meeting that he was running a "105 regatta, not a women's regatta," a large cheer was raised. Posted on 4 Jul
Key Yachting J-Cup Regatta 2022 overall
Winners are grinners The Key Yachting J-Cup was topped-off with a third day of fantastic conditions in The Solent. Classic south westerly breeze, pumped up to 15 knots with more in the gusts, but the wind was with the tide for most of the day, giving a flatter sea state. Posted on 3 Jul
Key Yachting J-Cup Regatta 2022 day 2
Brilliant sunshine with a south westerly breeze, pumping up to over 20 knots The Key Yachting J-Cup, in association with B&G, had superb conditions for the second day of racing. Brilliant sunshine with a south westerly breeze, pumping up to over 20 knots, produced stunning, planing conditions for the 56 J/Boats. Posted on 2 Jul
Key Yachting J-Cup Regatta 2022 day 1
Thrilling racing for the 56 teams in the Solent The Key Yachting J-Cup, in association with B&G, kicked off with 56 teams enjoying superb sunny conditions. A south westerly breeze built steadily during the day, and by the second race the gradient breeze was up to 15 knots, with 20 knots in the gusts. Posted on 1 Jul
J/105 Women Skippers Invitational at St Francis YC
Short course, windward-leeward, three-race format in San Francisco The inaugural San Francisco J/105 Women Skipper Invitational took place this past Sunday on San Francisco Bay, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club. Posted on 27 May
Early entries begin for 2022 Rolex Big Boat Series
What's on your regatta bucket list? May's flowers might be just arriving after April's showers, but serious owners are already finalizing their racing calendars for what promises to be sailing's most competitive racing season in years. Posted on 3 May
J/125 smokes Lightship Race
A close battle all the way around the race track in San Francisco The Lightship Race, the first of a 10-race series of the Ocean Yacht Racing Association of San Francisco Bay, kicks off the crewed offshore racing in Northern California. Posted on 2 May
2022 American Yacht Club Spring Regatta kicks off
The long winter wait is finally over The long winter wait is finally over and the 43rd annual American Yacht Club Spring Regatta kicked off the sailing season with 45 boats in competition. Light air frustrated sailors Saturday afternoon, while Sunday provided more than ample winds. Posted on 30 Apr
Henri-Lloyd 2022 August Summer Sale - SW FOOTERC-Tech 2021 America's Cup 728x90 BOTTOMSelden 2020 - FOOTER