Sailing News

OCR, Melges IC37 – Newport Race Week – Day 2 – Changes on top of the Melges IC37


Three more races were held yesterday at the Newport Race Week without changes on top of the OCR1 fleet, where the TP52 Vesper of David Team, Newport Beach, CA, USA, is still in the lead just one point ahead of the Botin 52 Fox of Victor Wild, San Diego, CA, USA. Bella Mente, the Maxi 72 of Hap Fauth, Naples, FL, USA, remains on 3rd with a 10 point backlog. —– In the ORC2, the Swan 42 Impetuous of Paul Zabetakis, Jamestown, RI, USA with three bullets yesterday replaced the J/109 Leading Edge of William Sutton, Houston, TX, USA on top of the rankings. The Farr 30 Das Blau Max of Cory Sertl, Jamestown, RI, USA on the 3rd place is now 17 points behind. —– With three wins in four races in the Melges IC37, Waka Jawaka of Michael Goldfarb/Laura Grondin, Seattle, WA, USA jumped on top. With three redresses given, Christopher Culver on Blazer II remains on rank 2 only 2.8 points behind the leader. Qubit of Chris Lewis, Seabrook, TX, USA, 9 points behind the first, is new on 3rd. The former leader Pacific Yankee of Drew Freides /Bill Ruh, Los Angeles, CA, USA, is down on the 4th place 3 points behind the podium. —– The results, the event Facebook page with reports and photos, the event website, and the video of day 2. Racing can be followed on livestream each day.