Sailing News

Various Classes – Charleston Race Week 2021 – Day one – Off to Rousing Start with Multiple Races Completed

178 boats split into 14 classes completed three or four races each on five different racing circles at Charleston Race Week 2021 in moderate to medium 8 to 15kn conditions. Leading in the largest fleets are: —– Melges 24 (35 boats) Travis Weisleder, Richmond, VA, USA, and his team 2 points ahead of Harry Melges IV, Fontana, WI. Another point behind follows Brian Porter, Fontana, WI. —– J/70 (29 boats) Bruno Pasquinelli, Dallas, TX, and his team, clearly leading 8 points in front of Brian Keane, Weston, MA, USA, followed 4 points back by David Jannetti, Miami Beach, FL, in 3rd, tied with Joel Ronning, Excelsior, MN, in 4t. —– VX One (26 boats) Michelle/Austin/Reed, Boulder, CO, USA, also 8 points ahead of Jack Jorgensen, Manhattan Beach, CA, and Doug Clark, Mystic, CT, 9 points behind. The results, the Day 1 report, and the event website.