Nearly skunked at Melges 20 Miami Winter Series

Published on March 5th, 2017

Twenty-one teams came out for the third stop of the 3-event Melges 20 Miami Winter Series, held March 3-5 in Miami, FL. Rob Wilber on Cinghiale along with Sam Rogers and Matt Woodworth led after day one, later taking the final event after excessive winds kept the fleet off Biscayne Bay for the final two days.

Series winner was Drew Freides with Morgan Reeser, Charlie Smythe and Federico Michetti on board Pacific Yankee. Liam Kilroy on Wildman was named Top Youth, Joyce was named top female helm and Paul Reilly on Red Sky Sailing Team was named top Master in the Melges 20 Class for the 2016/17 Miami season.

TOP FIVE RESULTS (FINAL – After Three Races)
1.) Rob Wilber, Cinghiale; 1-7-1 = 9
2.) John Kilroy, Jr., Samba Pa Ti; 7-5-3 = 15
3.) Drew Freides, Pacific Yankee; 8-1-7 = 16
4.) Igor Rytov, Russian Bogatyrs; 3-13-2 = 18
5.) Liam Kilroy, Wildman; 2-8-8 = 18

TOP FIVE 2016/17 MIAMI WINTER SERIES RESULTS (FINAL – After Three Events)
1.) Drew Freides, Pacific Yankee = 6 pts.
2.) Igor Rytov, Russian Bogatyrs = 13 pts.
3.) Jim Wilson, Oleander = 16 pts.
4.) Rob Wilber, Cinghiale = 18 pts.
5.) Paul Reilly, Red Sky Sailing Team = 19 pts.

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Sanctioned events in North America include:
Miami Winter Series Event #1 – December 9-11, 2016
Miami Winter Series Event #2 – February 3-5, 2017
Miami Winter Series Event #3 – March 3-5, 2017
Melges USA Training Regatta – Newport, RI – May 5-7, 2017 (non-sanctioned)
Sail Newport Regatta – Newport, RI – July 7-9, 2017
US Nationals – Newport, RI – August 17-19, 2017
World Championship – Newport, RI – October 2-7, 2017

Source: Melges 20

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