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Frost Takes Early Lead at VX ONE Midwinter Championship

Published on January 31st, 2014

Tampa, FL (January 31, 2014) – Lawrence Frost and his Flash Gordon crew grabbed the advantage after the first day of the VX ONE Midwinter Championship. Hosted by the Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, Florida, two races were completed. Frost, of Metairie, LA, notched a second and a first to lead the 15-boat fleet with 3 points. David Reich on USA135 rests in second with 5 points, and Rob Doolittle’s The Spaniard in third with 6 points.

Winds began at 10-12 knots when Doolittle won the first race, trailed by Frost and Reich. Winds soon increased to 16 knots and were shifty. Following Frost in race two were Reich and Donovan Brennan’s Smuggler. Temperatures held around 60 degrees under cloudy and misty skies.

Racing continues through Sunday.

Event website: www.vxonemw.com
Results: http://www.regattanetwork.com/clubmgmt/applet_regatta_results.php?regatta_id=6771
Photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.599733853428506.1073741838.157136427688253&type=1

Christopher E. Howell reporting

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