Long Island Sound Offshore Championship

Long Island Sound Offshore Championship

Storm Trysail Club and the Riverside Yacht Club in Connecticut hosted this year's Long Island Sound Offshore Championship. It was a strong turnout of nearly 40 boats with a J/105 one-design class participating. The fleet was treated to a nice cross-section of sailing conditions: a mix of light air on Saturday 6-10 knots and more breezes on Sunday at 12-20 knots. Starting with the half-dozen-boat J/105 class, it was the family affair of George and Alex Wilbanks who, in the first four races, scored three firsts. Randy Bourne's Strange Brew sailed consistently, winning the last race and, as a result, put himself into a tie for first place with the Wilbanks. It was not enough to overcome the three bullets that Revelation had banked earlier in the regatta. Bob Zannetti's Venturesome posted all top three scores, ending up with the bronze.  Riverside YC website

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