Sailing Shorts

Published on August 13th, 2012

  • Shoreacres, TX (August 10, 2012) – Three races were completed today to finish the 10 race Lightning North American Championship. More than half the 55-boat fleet sailed with two or more family members aboard, with winner Jody Lutz leading the way with his son Jonathan and brother Jay. Full report:
  • San Francisco, CA (August 10, 2012) – The three day 2012 Chubb U.S. Junior Championships concluded with Addison Hackstaff (Byte CII) and Christopher Ford/Daniel Ron (Club 420) maintaining their lock on the lead, while locals Jack Barton/ Sam Barton/ Sammy Shea/ Corey Lynch (J/22) took the title on the final day. Full report:
  • Long Beach, CA (August 10, 2012) – The Junior Naples Sabot National Championship was hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, with 150 sailors competing in the finals held just off the club’s docks. Grabbing the lead early was Max Brill (Mission Bay Yacht Club), who went on to win over Jacob Rosenberg (Alamitos Bay Yacht Club) in second and Sawyer Gibbs (Alamitos Bay Yacht Club) in third. Full results:
  • The World Championship of International Moth Class will set new records in 2012 as 119 entries from 20 countries and 4 continents descend on Lake Garda in Italy. The event will take place in the waters of the Vela Club Campione on August 20-26. Full report:

CORRECTION: Jerry Moulton pointed out that the Nantucket Race Week report in Scuttlebutt 3652 had downgraded John Kerry from U.S. Senator to State Senator. Though he did get DFL in the 2011 event, he did not lose his rank in the U.S. government

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