Weisleder wins Melges 24 North American Championship

Published on August 18th, 2019

Forty-one teams competed in the 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship held August 16-18 in Traverse City, MI. Travis Weisleder (USA), trailing Richard Reid (CAN) after the first two days, took the title on the final day when the lone sixth race allowed for a discard. Weisleder’s 4th to Reid’s 7th provided a one point victory. Weisleder team included Mike Buckley, George Peet, Chewy Sanchez, and John Bowden. The 2019 Corinthian title went to Fraser McMillan along with crew Aiden Koster, Alexander Levkovskiy, and Keegan Moynihan.

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Final Results (Top 10 of 41; 6 races, 1 discard)
1. Travis Weisleder/ Salvador Sanchez/ Mike Buckley/ John Bowden/ George Peet, USA-2-4-[16]-1-1-4; 12
2. Richard Reid/ Scott Nixon/ Victor Diez DeLeon/ Bill Gooperham, CAN-1-2-2-4-4-[7]; 13
3. Kevin Welch/ Jeff Madrigal/ Ian Sloan/ Mark Ivey/ Serena V., USA-13-1-[14]-2-2-1; 19
4. Jack Jennings/ Eric Vigrass/ Phil Trinter/ Christian Russmusen, USA-4-5-8-[22]-5-3; 25
5. Fraser McMillan/ Alexander Levkovskiy/ Keegan Moynihan/ Aidan Koster, CAN-9-7-[10]-3-3-5; 27
6. Wes Whitmyer Jr/ Matt Pistay/ Declan Whitmyer/ Ben Wilkinson, USA-16-[23]-6-9-7-2; 40
7. Mike Dow/ Bob Clark/ Brad Savage/ Gregg Diehl, USA-7-6-1-[42]-13-14; 41
8. Marty Jensen/ Terry Meyer/ John Kunitzer/ Bridget McAvoy, USA-[21]-16-5-20-6-10; 57
9. John Shockey/ Kevin Shockey/ Tim Zacher/ Abby Paul/ Mike Komar, USA-5-12-3-26-12-[42]; 58
10. Scot Zimmerman/ H.Reitmeyer/ K. Fisher/ K. Zimmerman, USA-10-14-12-5-[42]-18; 59

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