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Lintons repeat as Flying Scot North American champions

Published on July 25th, 2014

Toms River, NJ (July 25, 2014) – What a glorious five days on Barnegat Bay for the 2014 Flying Scot NAC. Every day was great weather with a wind strength for every brand of sailor, 6-8, 8-10, 10-12, even 18 and above. Today was a beautiful sunny day with winds coming from the northeast to east at 8-10 knots.

For our final race, there were no false starts and the races were started on time with the Challengers starting several minutes after the Championship Division and no one was OCS. We had a 6 leg Windward-Leeward course an Mark Taylor beat out all the others to win today’s race into the Championship Division, while FSSA President Frank Gerry pulled a horizon job on the Challenger fleet.

At the end of the regatta, Jeff Linton and Amy Smith Linton repeated as champions with a 14-point spread over 2nd place in the Championship Division. In 2nd were Rob Whittemore and John Wake, and 1 point behind them in 3rd were John Kreidler and Joe Brake. In the Challenger Division Greg and Diane Kampf repeated in 1st place with a 3-point lead over Frank and Marianne Gerry in 2nd, who won the tiebreaker over 3rd place Joe Thorpe and Tyler Yetman.

The 2015 NAC is at Bay Waveland, Mississippi.

Results: http://www.fssa.com/content/2014-nac-toms-river-yc-toms-river-nj
Photos: http://nauticalphotography.smugmug.com/2014-Flying-Scot-NAC

Report by Diane Kampf

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