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Inaugural Boston Open Blind Sailing Regatta

Published on October 16th, 2016

Community Boating, Inc. (CBI) hosted the first Boston Open Blind Sailing Regatta on October 15-16 in Boston, MA. Four teams sailed in the CBI sonars on the Charles River with some close racing. Saturday brought light winds, and 6 races were completed. Day 2 on Sunday was moderate breeze and 6 races were sailed. Pauline Dowell, Kris Scheppe, Grace Olsen, and Kay VanValkenburgh moved up on the last day, after finishing with 4 bullets on the day and 7 bullets for the regatta, to win the regatta.

Final Results
1. Pauline Dowell, Kris Scheppe, Grace Olsen, and Kay VanValkenburgh
2. Duane Farrar, Amy Bower, Amanda Mushal/Danielle Feerst and Sol Marini
3. Jason Wallanstein, Erich Manser, Leo Gaskell and Mike Dinning
4. David Viera, Katherine Kern, Andrew Alletag, and Bill Rapp

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