Buzzards Bay Regatta 2019
Published on August 4th, 2019
The 47th annual Buzzards Bay Regatta, held on August 2-4 in South Dartmouth, MA and Marion, MA. The 2019 edition began with light, but eventually raceable air on day one, 10-15 knots on day two, and a good 9-12 knots on day three. Racing was held for three classes of kite boards, seven one-design classes, two PHRF classes, and one NEMA multihull class.
Within the regatta, the Marshall Sandpipers held their National Championships and a pair of Gelenitis brothers from Barnegat Bay, NJ battled for first place with Paul finally finishing first. The 505s held their East Coast championships with Matthew Berry emerging victorious after nine races.
The Buzzards Bay Bowl perpetual trophy for outstanding performance went to perennial competitor David Schwartz of Bristol, RI on “Mischief” in the PHRF Racing 2 fleet who managed five bullets in five races.
Source: Chuck Gilchrest