Monthly Archives: August 2018

Variety of Conditions at Chester Race Week

After three nearly perfect sunny days, sailors brought out their foul weather gear for the fourth and final day of racing at Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2018. Thick fog, swells and rains that varied from a sprinkling to torrential downpour didnít dampen enthusiasm at the many start lines. Five J/105s took part in PHRF…
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The Asylum Runs Verve Cup Offshore

Eight J/105s competed at the Verve Cup Offshore Regatta hosted by Chicago Yacht Club from August 10-12. Conditions ranged from a lumpy 6-10 knots on Friday, light winds on Saturday and about 8 knots on Sunday under sunny skies. Jon Weglarz's The Asylum won four of the seven races and secured first place with 14…
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NE*NE Edges J/105s at Summer Keelboat Regatta

A fleet of 23 J/105s was engaged in battle for San Francisco YCís annual Summer Keelboat Regatta. After five races in two days, it was Tim Russellís NENE winning by a whisker over Ian Charlesí MAVERICK. J/105 #3 NENE posted a 9-1-1-7-1 tally for 19 points, while MAVERICK had a 4-9-3-1-3 record for 20 points.…
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Sterling Time at Buzzards Bay Regatta

The 2018 Buzzards Bay Regatta was held August 3-5 by Beverly Yacht Club (Marion, MA) and New Bedford Yacht Club (South Dartmouth, MA), with six course circles hosting nearly 200 entrants. In PHRF Race 2/Fontaine Race, the top five spots saw four J/105s, led by Mark Lindquistís Sterling, who also claimed the PHRF New England…
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