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SHEET J. Lipton Perpetual for San Francisco YC. Tom Newton's Islander 36 Captain Hooke took home the Larry Knight Perpetual to Richmond Y.C. Tom Hintz' Express 27 Opa! won the 'little Lipton' — the Sir Thomas Lipton — trophy for St. Francis YC and Steve Smith's Olson 25 Synchronicity left for Half Moon Bay YC with the Admiral's Cup. Classic Plastic Never Gets Soft The Bay View Boat Club's Plastic Classic Regatta is unique for Five Olson 25s sailed for the PICYA's Admiral's Cup trophy. a couple reasons. First also change for 2010, as the majority of it's the only regatta we know of to have racers believe having three on one day been first kicked-off by an iconic stripwould be more enjoyable." per — Carol Doda — way back when. Tim Russell's J/105 Aquavit took Second it's the only regatta we know of home the 'Big Lipton,' the Sir Thomas that takes its legacy so seriously that Elan 40, Gerard Sheridan; 2) 007, J/105, Bruce Blackie; 3) Jolly Mon, J/120, Chris Chamberlin. (6 boats) CLASS E (Spin >115) — 1) Highlighter, Islander 36, Bill Hackel; 2) Independence, J/32, Joe Wells; 3) Moondoggie, Islander 36, BGS Partners. (7 boats) CLASS F (Non-spin <130) — 1) Josie, Dehler 39, Don Sellers; 2) Savoir Faire, Beneteau First, Paul Osborn; 3) Seaview, C&C 115, Pete Hamm. (7 boats) CLASS G (Non-spin > 131 except Catalina 30) — 1) Synergizer, Ericson 28, Larry Weinhoff; 2) Double Play, Yankee 30, RDK Partners; 3) Star Ranger, Ranger 26, Simon James. (8 boats) CLASS J (CATALINA 30) — 1) Friday's Eagle, Mark Hecht; 2) Dancing Bear, Loe Askins/Ray Hall; 3) Adventure, Jack McDermott. (10 boats) ST. FRANCIS YC: CABRINHA THURSDAY NIGHT KITEBOARDING SERIES (7/9, 3r/0t) OVERALL — 1) Sean Farley, 5 points; 2) Bruno Sroka, 6; 3) Paolo Rista, 13; 4) Chip Wasson, 14; 5) Stefaans Viljoen, 14. (43 kites) MASTER — 1) Chip Wasson, 14 points; 2) Adam Vance, 23; 3) Donny Parker, 50; 4) Eric Geleynse, 63; 5) Jim Keenan, 79. (12 kites) GRAND MASTER — 1) Bob Smith, 58 points; 2) Bret Herscher, 81; 3) Raymond Deiter, 159. (5 kites) FRIDAY NIGHT WINDSURFING SERIES (7/10, 5r/1t) FORMULA BOARDS — 1) David Wells, 5 points; 2) Eric Christianson, 8; 3) Steve Bodner, 10; 4) Al Mirel, 15; 5) Chris Radkowski, 17. (14

boards) WEDNESDAY EVENING SERIES (WOODIES) (On scheduled hiatus as of press time, resumed 7/28) Complete results at: www.stfyc.org SVENDSEN'S THURSDAY NIGHT SERIES TREASURE ISLAND SC (7/16, 5r/0t) VANGUARD 15 — 1) Jim Barkow/Melanie Roberts, 9 points; 2) Andrew Watters/Elsie 'Andrew should've included his crew's last name', 17; 3) Tom Allison/Greg Stemler, 17; 4) Ken Turnbull/Abby Swan, 24; 5) Kevin Richards/Elizabeth Jackson, 35. (19 boats) Complete results at: www.vanguard15.org LASER — 1) Mark Halman, 6 points; 2) Mike Bishop, 9; 3) Ryan Nelson, 18; 4) Kurt Wessel, 29; 5) Niko, 31. (10 boats) Complete results at: www.tilaserfleet.org VALLEJO YC WEDNESDAY NIGHTS (7/14) A FLEET — 1) X-TA-C, Olson 29, Sweitzer; 2) Tutto Bene, Beneteau 38S5, Vetter; 3) De'gage', Ranger 23, Ruszler. (7 boats) B FLEET — 1) Splash, Beneteau, Mullinax; 2) Lita-K, Catalina 42, Karuzas; 3) Sleepy Head, Triton, Kuykendall. (6 boats) Complete results: www.vyc.org WEEKEND EVENTS SFYC EASOM FOUNDERS & MELGES 24 REGATTA (7/11-12, 5r/0t) ETCHELLS — 1) Mahalaga, Peter Vessella, 13 points; 2) JR, Bill Melbostad/Bryan Moore, 17; 3)

one of the finish marks — this year Arjun Bok's Lidgard 43 RotKat — maintains a living, bouncing and topless homage to its dedicator. Originally intended for fiberglass boats built before 1970, this year's regatta, on July 18, was the first to include a new division for fiberglass boats built more than 20 years ago. The two categories sailed in separate divisions, and wouldn't you know it, both were represented in the top-three! PLASTIC CLASSIC (7/18) OVERALL — 1) Phantom, J/24, John Guilford; 2) Lazy Lightning, Tarten 10, Tim McDonald; 3) Windsong, International Folkboat, Paul Harris; 4) Meliki, Santana 22, Tom Montoya; 5) Free Variable, Cal 29, Ellen She; 6) Serendipity, Cal 29, Philip Hyndman; 7) Bolero, Triton, Ely Gilliam; 8) Adventure, Catalina 30, Jack McDermott; 9) Windwalker, Islander 36, Richard Shoenhair; 10) Portugal Princess, Pearson, Michael Bell. (46 boats) PHRF 1 (PHRF 200-251) — 1) Windsong; 2) Meliki; 3) Cajun, Cal 2-25, William Thamm. (13 boats) PHRF 2 (180-199) — 1) Free Variable; 2) Serendipity; 3) Adventure. (9 boats) PHRF 3 (150-179) — 1) Phantom; 2) Brigadoon, Blackwatch 37, Robert Horton; 3) Blue ExDinner Roll, Jeff Moseley, 19. (13 boats) MELGES 24 — 1) Practice Girl, Christopher Farkas, 11 points; 2) BONES, Robert Harf, 14. (2 boats) Complete results at: www.sfyc.org ST. FRANCIS YC ALBERT T. SIMPSON REGATTA (7/18-19, 5r/0t) ETCHELLS — 1) JR, Bill Melbostad/Bryan Moore, 9 points; 2) Mr. Natural, Ben Wells, 10; 3) Ginna Fe, Michael Laport, 15. (7 boats) J/24 — 1) On Belay, Don Taylor, 8 points; 2) Little Wing, Luther Strayer, 9; 3) Downtown Uproar, Darren Cumming, 18. (5 boats) J/105 — 1) Donkey Jack, Rolf Kaiser, 26 points; 2) Arbitrage, Bruce Stone, 26; 3) Blackhawk, Scooter Simmons, 35. (23 boats) Complete Results at: www.stfyc.org SBYRA #4 (SLYC, 7/11) DIVISION A — 2 starters, no finishers. DIVISION B — 1) Sparky, Catalina 25, Paul Zell; 2) Mike Haddock, C&C 110, Mike Haddock. (2 boats) IYC SILVER EAGLE (7/11) SILVER EAGLE (PHRF<101, 47.7 miles) — 1) Centomiglia, FT 10, Fabio Maino; 2) Papillon, F27, Andrew Scott; 3) Peregrine Falcon, F-27, Bill Gardner; 4) Macondo, Beneteau First 47.7, Camilo Martinez; 5) Savoir Faire, Beneteau First 42, Paul Osborn. (15 boats) SILVER EAGLET (PHRF>102 30.6 miles) ­­— 1) Phantom, J/24, John Guilford; 2) Cassiopeia, Islander 36, Kit Wiegman; 3) Dumbo, Catalina 22, David Torrisi. (3 boats) Complete results at: www.iyc.org August, 2009 •

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Latitude 38 August 2009  

The August 2009 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.

Latitude 38 August 2009  

The August 2009 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.