Miller, Sea Turtle Nearly Flawless In Perfect Conditions — Sun Sentinel

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, Turtle Nearly In Perfect

January 17, | By Waters Staff

At long the sailing were ideal Jim Miller his boat Turtle in Fort Lauderdale Key West And Miller his crew advantage by an almost race to the 29th of the regatta.

It’s to finally won it, said. It’s a long coming. We’ve [the race] many years.

race started 1:05 p.m. with westerly of 5-10 Titan, a 75-foot Reichel/Pugh, first to the finish arriving in West at a.m. Thursday. was the of 14 to finish, at 5:41

All but of the boats that the race Race spokesman Meagher III Alacrity, a custom multihull, the tip its mast dropped out.

Turtle finished 1:47 p.m. Its corrected of 12 45 minutes, seconds was minutes better Dan Myers E-Ticket, who PHRF Class and finished overall.

Holy a Hobie that was top PHRF last year, PHRF Class but was minutes behind Turtle, good third in overall standings. year, Sea won its and finished overall to Toledo!

The were perfect us this Miller said. had our last year, but it too much In the stuff [winds 15-20 knots] year, the 33 was boat to This year wasn’t enough for them surf. We had more probably 12-14

You can a perfect but unless get your you won’t

A member Melbourne Yacht Miller started the race Key West the mid-1970s. then, he in North and was active member Gulfstream Sailing running its program.

Miller South Florida the late but he active in sport — is currently PHRF chairman East Central — and kept doing race. He a veteran for this success.

I have really crack that’s been [the race] for the three years, said. They own their boats and a pretty crew.

Not far into race, we if we going to we needed put a up. We the first fly a We used until 7 then the was on nose so dropped it put up headsail. About or 5 Thursday], we getting the up again.

kept the up until Turtle broached at the West sea and the ripped. That OK, because had planned lowering the in a minutes for final four-mile into Key

We didn’t any other Miller said. have a navigator who us in enough to reefs to out of current. We pretty much of the the whole until the buoy.

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1 (boat boat make, corrected time): Rosebud, TransPac Roger Sturgeon, hours, 40 29 seconds Sjambok, 1D48, Brennan, 14:59:12 Renegade, Santa Steve Gagne/Ken 15:06:07.

PHRF 1. So Nautor 48, Hillman, 14:09:57 Quick Whit, 42, J. Whitfield, 14:17:34 Le Cygne, Jahn Tihansky,

PHRF 3: Holy Toledo. 33, Clif 13:18:14 2. Hobie 33, Schaumlofel, 13:52:06 Windshadow, J/105, Murphy, 13:56:05.

4: 1. Beneteau, Dan 13:04:22 2. Custom 39, Zaslow, 13:23:53 Contrails, Beneteau, Wallace, 13:41:53.

5: 1. Turtle, Beneteau Jim Miller, 2. Sunquest, 411, Wilfredo 13:41:09 3. Sabre 28, Bissell, 13:53:20.

A: 1. Mare, Corsair Michael Dressell, 2. Lei Corsair 31, Enloe, 12:41:11 Green Flash, 42, Dave 13:09:56.

Multihull 1. Catnip, 36, Victor 12:10:09 2. Trouble, Catana Don Balthaser, 3. Medicine Corsair 28, Lane, 12:46:05.

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