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2022 J/22 Midwinter Championship at Lakewood Yacht Club - Overall

by Julie & Christopher Howell 20 Mar 17:30 PDT 17-20 March 2022

Glenn Darden's Baby Doll put an exclamation point on the final day of the J/22 Midwinter Championship, scoring all three bullets to secure the 2022 title.

With crew Jewel Kelly, Jackson Benvenutti and Willem van Waay, the Fort Worth Boat Club-based skipper dominated the 25-boat fleet with 12 points in five races. Performing very consistently all weekend were James Freedman's Miss Conduct in second (18 points) and Casey Lambert's Blackburn Marine Racing in third (19 points). Top female helm was Laura Dalgleish. Hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas, Sunday's conditions were the pick of the Championship, starting at 6-8 knots and increasing to 16-20.

Glenn Darden praised his "fabulous crew who did it all." This is his second consecutive J/22 Midwinters victory, and he also won the J/105 Midwinter Championship last weekend in Fort Worth. He continued, "It's always great to be at Lakewood, and we appreciate the fine Race Committee. This is a very competitive fleet!" Local Casey Lambert added, "I'm proud to have this club host the J/22 Midwinters for the first time, and we hope to have the Class back for another Championship in the near future."

Congratulations to Max Vinocur's Way She Goes from Annapolis, MD who competed through the USJ22CA Youth and Young Adult Resources program, which provides financial and related support to sailor applicants under 30. Full details are available for new candidates at j22.com/the-boat/youth-resources.

Overall Results:

PosBow/Sail  Boat NameSkipperClubR1R2R3R4R5Pts
1  04 / 1076  Baby Doll  Glenn Darden   Fort Worth Boat Club  2  7  1  1  1  12  
2  05 / 752  Miss Conduct  James Freedman   DCYC  3  1  7  3  4  18  
3  31 / 1531  Blackburn Marine Racing  Casey Lambert   Lakewood Yacht Club  6  5  3  2  3  19  
4  15 / 1649  The Jug 4 1  Chris Doyle   Youngstown YC  8  2  4  8  2  24  
5  01 / 1462  HNL2  Douglas Weakly   ‑  1  10  2  6  6  25  
6  08 / 836  Let the Wookie Win  Jon Larson   ICYC  4  11  8  5  8  36  
7  07 / 878  Meehem  Tom Meeh   GBCA  14  8  5  4  15  46  
8  21 / 000    Laura Dalgleish   Seabrook Sailing Club  15  4  10  17  5  T  
9  29 / 754    Chris Wientjes   CSA  12  6  16  7  10  T  
10  35 / 814  STAMPEDE  Colin Feik   Oklahoma City Boat Club  10  3  12  11  16  52  
11  02 / 918  TILT  Alexander Schwinn   FWBC/LYC  9  9  6  22  18  T  
12  14 / 307  Gas Station Sushi  Jeff Jones   Lyc  7  15  11  18  13  T  
13  11 / 919  Troublemaker  Kevin Orff   Lakewood Yacht Club  16  12  13  13  11  65  
14  13 / 35  Skank  Brant Koepke   GBCA  21  16  15  9  7  68  
15  22 / 358  Liten’ Up!  Terry Schertz   Austin Yacht Club  5  25  20  10  9  69  
16  20 / 892    Walter Caldwell   PGYC  13  14  9  21  17  T  
17  30 / 830  Veloce v2.2  Josh Richline   CCYC  11  18  21  12  12  T  
18  09 / 638  Fresh Aire  Joe Gibbs   Jackson Yacht Club  18  13  22  14  14  81  
19  17 / 964  Humbucker  Ted Lischer   Kill Creek Yacht Club  19  20  14  16  20  89  
20  12 / 352  Way She Goes  Max Vinocur   Breakwater Yacht Club  20  21  17  19  21  98  
21  27 / 206  Why Knot?  Tom Hadel   SYC  24  24  18  15  19  100  
22  18 / 732  Helms a Lee  Anne Lee   HYC  23  23  19  20  22  107  
23  23 / 673  Knot Bad  John Bryant   Nepean Sailing Club  17  19  24  25  23  108  
24  78 / 578  Student Driver  Gary Thies   GBCA  22  22  23  23  S  116  
25  25 / 1003  CHAOS  Bradley Stowe   Kill Creek Yacht Club  25  17  25  24  S  117  

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