Benjamin claims Sidney Doren Memorial

Published on January 12th, 2020

The Sidney Doren Memorial Regatta, the second event of the 2019-20 Etchells Biscayne Bay Series, attracted 41 teams on January 11-12 in Miami, FL. After stumbling with an 18th in the opening race, Steve Benjamin’s team of Michael Menninger, Ian Liberty, and Joseph Morris crushed it with a 2-1-1-1 to win the second event of the series.

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Final Results (Top 10 of 41; 5 races, 1 discard)
1. Stella Blue, Stephen Benjamin/ Michael Menninger/ Ian Liberty/ Joseph Morris, USA, [18]-2-1-1-1; 5
2. Lifted, Jim Cunningham/ Steve Hunt/ Erik Shampain/ Serena Vilage, USA, 1-5-8-[9]-2; 16
3. Rebel, Scott Kaufman/ Gonzalo Ribiero/ austen anderson/ Lucas Calabrese, USA, 15-1-5-5-[18]; 26
4. Cruel Jane, Luke Lawence/ Andrew Macrae/ Eric Lawrence, CAN, 5-[15]-7-12-3; 27
5. Gumption3, Tom Lihan/ Chuck Norris/ Brian Fatih, USA, 3-[23]-3-14-9; 29
6. Goombay Smash, Chris Larson/ Ian Gordon/ Paul Sevingy, USA, [30]-11-6-4-11; 32
7. Lion heart, Steve Girling/ Burke Anvari/ Tanner Probst/ Debbie Probst, USA, [32]-12-11-10-5; 38
8. Oatmeal, Peter Duncan/ Jud Smith/ Ben Lamb, USA, 7-17-[23]-7-7; 38
9. Freedom, Donald Mense/ John Harford/ Fred Strammer/ Chelsea Carlson, USA, 14-6-[19]-11.75-8; 39.75
10. Mahalaga, Peter Vessella/ Bill Johns/ Phil Trinter, USA, 13-3-13-[18]-12; 41

2019-20 Etchells Biscayne Bay Series:
Louis Piana Cup Regatta – December 7-8
Sidney Doren Memorial Regatta – January 11-12
Florida State Championship – February 8-9
Mid-Winter’s East Regatta – February 28 – March 1

The Etchells Biscayne Bay Series has been one of the major Etchells regatta series since 1994, attracting competitors has from all over the world. For the Etchells Biscayne Bay Series prizes, a boat’s score will be her score from the Mid‐Winter’s East Regatta added to her lowest total scores in two (2) of the other three regattas (Piana Cup, Doren Memorial, or Florida State Championship).

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