BBY_SA

ner 2

http://www.mauriprosailing.com/

velocitek banner 10 14

http://www.lymanmorse.com

weta banner 2 9

fireball banner ad

karver ad 1 14

http://www.shaw650.com/

schwab tall banner ad

hh banner green

torqeedo small ad

http://www.dryuv.com

c tech 9 22

seascape banner

fastsailing_sailing_anarchy

pyi banner ad

sound ad 4 23

farr 280 banner 9 4

c c 8 7 ad

helly 10 9 side banner

http://www.quantumsails.com/

http://www.crowleys.com/

b&g banner 10 7

southern spar 10 21 banner ad

tan banner 10 14

mauri 3 1 SA-Top-Rotate

torqeedo top banner

mcconaghy banner 8 11

VX-One-550x150-Bnr_V3

nke 10 2 banner

GUNBOAT 55 Multihull Anarchy Banner

boyd banner ad

Posts Tagged ‘Jeremy WIlmot’

Article Separator

California’s John Kilroy is a good example of where sailing is going in the USA, even for the guys that can afford to play on any level.  From Maxis in the 90s and TP52s in the 2000s, Kilroy moved into the Melges 32 (and won the 33-boat Worlds last year), and last year, joined the Melges 20 Class.   Like pretty much everyone who gets a taste, Kilroy has become a freak for one-design, and the smaller the boat, the bigger the victory for each player.

As the top of the M20 Class gets rolling on schedule to peak at the Class’s first-ever Worlds in December in the Florida Keys, Kilroy, along with tactician Jeremy “Troll” Wilmot and trimmer Jeff Reynolds, came from an overnight fourth-place to snake a come-from-behind victory from a deep field, winning the 2013 US National Championship in Macatawa Bay, MI.  It was the first time in the four year-history of the Class that a Michigander didn’t win the US Nationals; Eric Wynsma (Superfly)  in 2009 and Class standout Michael Kiss (Bacio) every year since, who both sail out of the gorgeous spot on the picturesque Eastern shore of Lake Michigan.  Kilroy also grabbed the ‘Masters’ trophy for best over-60 skipper, Toronto badass Brian Hill took the Corinthian title, while 21-year old Morgan Kiss sailed daddy’s old boat to a 13th place and top female skipper and under-25 skipper.

Petey Crawford will be dropping a sexy highlight reel late tonight for your viewing pleasure; in the meantime, check out more Meredith Block photos like the one above at the Facebook Page or the Event site.  All the racing action – well, most anyway – was reported in old-school OTWA style by our own Mr. Clean on the Class FB page as well, and the next few months should feature plenty of action there for the hottest amateur owner/driver 20 footer on the market – so stay tuned.

August 27th, 2013 by admin

fisheries watch ad 9 18

fisheries banner 9 4

rbs banner ad

salty tag 2

hh banner purple

Gunboat 60 sailing in Annapolis, MD.

swing keel ad.jpg_sml

FSS_SA

race q banner ad

anchor new ad

uk ad 4 3

ropeye banner 3 25

http://www.camet.com/

ullman banner 7 24

ewol banner ad

sapphire 27

melges banner 10 14