Monthly Archives: May 2014

Seattle NOOD

Seattle NOOD Mostly light winds and strong current on Puget Sound provided the backdrop for the Sperry Top-Sider Seattle NOOD Regatta, held May 16-18. One hundred ten boats competed in 17 classes, including seven J/105s who completed six races. Jerry Diercks three-peated as regatta winner on Delirium with three bullets and a total of 14…
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Edlu Distance Race

Edlu Distance Race The format of the Edlu Race in Larchmont, NY was transformed back in 2005 into a day race. The starts have been made much earlier, and the distance is set so that all boats can finish before sunset. The course for this year was 32 nm from Larchmont Breakwater to Gong 11B…
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Oregon Offshore International Yacht Race

Oregon Offshore International Yacht Race 29 yachts started the 38th annual Oregon Offshore International Yacht Race on May 8. This 193-mile race began at 8:10 am in confused seas and heavy chop, with winds at the start of the race from the south, gusting to 20 knots. Rain went from drizzle to pelting as the…
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Race to the Straits

Race to the Straits It was a blustery weekend of sailing in Seattle, WA for the Race to the Straits regatta. Class 7 Double-handed was made up of seven J/105s. The winner was Erik Kristen sailing Jubilee, followed by Matt & Tessa Gardner-Brown aboard Dulcinea. In third was Paul Henderson & Ramona Barber on Delirium,…
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