A Challenging Vineyard Race

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A Challenging Race

Chad aboard Ptarmigan

2013 Vineyard dished out conditions and a popular with Peter leading the Yacht Club team on J/122 Patriot NY) to victory.

A if somewhat SW breeze the fleet Friday, August as the got underway 1200. All were on course by Either A2 A1 spinnakers the call the start the streaky Though majority jibe, there occasions to in brief boards to into better on the shore. George was quickly the horizon his R/P Rambler (Hartford, The maxi enjoyed the which featured more wind than on water. Though were relatively Rambler was record pace much of race. Rambler Long Island through the and reaped reward of pressure along southern edge the course. Larry Dickie’s 52 Ptarmigan CT) we a great out of Sound, trading with John R/P 55 (New York, and the Merchant Marine TP 52 (Kings Point, all the out to tower.

Once out the Sound wind came with a more vigor, into the for most the fleet. meant a downwind ride the tower solid waves ride and puffs over For the year in row the on the was out service, which the last miles in real challenge. abounded of sailing by mark, missing mark or hitting the It’s amazing this major aid is frequently out service.

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The fun to the came at price, as fleet turned for the back to For the boats the were fairly but still With wind tide, the really stacked and the boats in fleet took fairly good Rich du sailing his 37 Lora (Larchmont, NY) the Double-handed even admitted the beat into the almost broke spirit! Also Josh Reisberg the Classe Albiyn Racing NY), which 21 feet the smallest in the by a margin. Josh the conditions board were challenging once rounded the

Distance racers blessed with memories, and Saturday dawned calmed and got down the business tackling the leg inside sound to finish. As frequently the timing is Sailing to finish on last of residual breeze, did well get to finish at Saturday, just minutes outside course record. finish line not see more action later in afternoon, as rest of fleet floundered the Sound very little Entering the early- to is a card to as the breeze frequently and goes forcing boats the Connecticut of the Then, dependably, seabreeze fills to west the fleet roaring up behind. The that roared loudest was Becker’s youth on the Patriot. Rambler’s on the victory crumbled Patriot crossed line

at 2115 take the Patriot was very popular story, and the excellent American Yacht has done season developing junior big program.

In the fleet, Ed Class40 Pleiad took line with the victory going John DeMatteo’sTartan Kyrie (Centerport, Rich du Lora Ann the familiar step of podium, winning double-handed fleet Fredric Cosandey’s 36 Choucas York, NY). the shorter Reef course under PHRF), Brindak’s X-33 (Old Greenwich, garnered overall while Carl J/105 Morning (Larchmont, NY) the win the Seaflower double-handed division. the Cornfield course, Arthur Hunter 35 (Basking Ridge, won a beating Austin Tartan 41 (Wilton, CT) five minutes take the win.

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