Blecher leads Women’s Keelboat Champs
Published on August 17th, 2016
Rye, NY (August 17, 2016) – The International Women’s Keelboat Championship in is on-going at The American Yacht Club in J/70 class sailboats. After Round 1 and Round 2, Allie Blecher (Long Beach, CA) has moved into first place, Melinda Henshaw (Remuera, Auckland, NZL) and her team are in second, followed by Clemmie Everett (Rye, NY) in third.
At the conclusion of stage 1, the 10 best ranked teams will advance to stage 3. The remaining teams will advance to a stage 2. Stage 2, the Consolation Round, will consist of a series of 3 races with all teams that did not qualify for stage 3 competing in each race. Stage 3, the Championship Round will consist of a series of 5 races of with 10 teams competing in each race.
For a list of competitors … click here
Source: US Sailing