2019 Rhodes 19 National Championship
Published on August 24th, 2019
The 2019 Rhodes 19 National Championship was held August 21-24 in Hull Bay, MA. The 36 boat fleet completing eight races in light to moderate conditions. Chris, Debbie, and Christopher Schreiber won the regatta with a steady scoreline of 2-(7)-1-1-3-2-2-3 for 14 points.
Taking second with 28 points was Dave Nelson who sailed with his son and daughter, and finishing 3rd was Nat and Jim Taylor sailing with Yati Harsono with 30 points. Rounding out the top five was Hingham’s Joe Berkeley in 4th with 33 points and Wilson Kaznoski in 5th with 35 points. It should be noted that of the top five boats, four were sailing with family crews.
Hosted jointly by Hingham and Hull Yacht Clubs (Rhodes Fleet 40), the first two days of the regatta were raced in light winds with the race committee doing well to get two races in each day. The final day was a beautiful sunny 12-17 knot northeasterly that saw four good races completed. The regatta saw five different boats winning races in the eight race series and clean racing with only one protest heard over the three day event.
Source: Rhodes 19 Class Association