Star Winter Series: Augie Diaz and Arni Baltins Too Good

Published on February 21st, 2016

The fourth event of the fourth annual Star Winter Series was held February 20-21, with 21 teams competing in the Schoonmaker Cup in Miami, FL. The five race series was won by Augie Diaz and Arni Baltins, who posted all top two scores to win by 13 points over George Szabo and Isao Toyama. In third was Brian Cramer and Matt Johnston.

Final Results (Top 5 of 21; 5 races)
1. 8465, Augie Diaz / Arni Baltins , USA – 2 -1 -1 -2 -2 ; 8
2. USA 8320, George Szabo / ISAO TOYAMA , USA – 1 -2 -8 -7 -3 ; 21
3. Remarc, Brian Cramer / Matt Johnston , CAN – 4 -3 -2 -15 -5 ; 29
4. Pawseidon, Peter Vessella / Phil Trinter , USA – 5 -4 -9 -14 -1 ; 33
5. Rachel, Andrew Macdonald / Brad Nichol , USA – 9 -6 -10 -1 -8 ; 34

Details: Schoonmaker CupStar Winter SeriesFacebook

Now in its fourth year, the Star Winter Series is a single one-design series, made up of four winter weekend regattas and a 4-day Midwinter Championship, all sailed out of a great club with an economical and convenient storage solution.

Only the best three Winter Series weekend regattas will count toward the SWS Championship Presented By EFG International. The Star Winter Series Champion will be the skipper with the lowest total score to be calculated as follows: The sum of the overall place in the Star Midwinters multiplied by 2, plus the lowest three scores from the four SWS weekend regattas. Series Championship ties to be decided by a team’s position in Midwinters.

2015-16 Star Winter Series

SWS Event 1 | Commodore’s Cup/District 20 Champs | December 05-06, 2015
SWS Event 2 | Levin Memorial Regatta | January 02-03, 2016
SWS Event 3 | Star Midwinters | January 07-10, 2016
SWS Event 4 | Schoonmaker Cup | February 20-21, 2016
SWS Event 5 | Walker Cup | March 05-06, 2016

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