Franco wins battle, Keane wins war

Published on February 11th, 2018

As the final event of the Quantum J/70 Winter Series, 58 teams competed on February 10-11 in Tampa, FL. With breezy cold fronts impacting the previous two events, conditions for this event were characterized by sunshine, record high temperatures and light winds on Tampa Bay.

Four races were completed with Jack Franco’s Flojito 3JT winning the weekend title while Sarah Renz and her team on Berteau Group topped the 20-boat Corinthian fleet.

Jack Franco’s Flojito 3JT

Sarah Renz and her team on Berteau Group

Fifty-nine teams qualified to win the 2017-2018 Quantum J/70 Winter Series by competing in at least two of the three weekends with the same boat and skipper. Brian Keane’s Savasana (top photo) placed third overall on the final weekend to earn the Series victory. The Corinthian division was won by Sarah Renz’s Berteau Group. For overall series results… click here.

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Overall Results (Top 10 of 58; 4 races)
1. Flojito 3 JT, Jack Franco , USA – 7 -1 -1 -5 ; 14
2. Perseverance, Bennet Greenwald , USA – 3 -3 -9 -4 ; 19
3. Savasana, Brian Keane , USA – 5 -6 -6 -3 ; 20
4. Rimette, John Brim , USA – 6 -10 -8 -1 ; 25
5. Scamp, Will Welles , USA – 11 -7 -17 -2 ; 37
6. Tea Dance Snake, Peter Bowe , USA – 1 -11 -18 -11 ; 41
7. Polar, Doug Clark , USA – 2 -17 -16 -9 ; 44
8. Berteau Group, Sarah Renz , USA – 10 -22 -10 -8 ; 50
9. Stampede, bruno Pasquinelli , USA – 4 -16 -21 -13 ; 54
10. Empeiria, John Heaton , USA – 9 -14 -2 -30 ; 55

2017-2018 Quantum J/70 Winter Series
Dec 9-10
Jan 6-7
Feb 10-11

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