Perfect Down The Sound Race

The Down The Sound Race is a double-handed overnight rally race in the Puget Sound hosted by the Sloop Tavern Yacht Club. The race goes from Seattle up to Gig Harbor on Saturday. Then after overnight festivities, race back on Sunday. Sailors enjoyed perfect weather conditions all weekend: 80 degrees, blue skies both days and 10-15 knots out of the north. The J/105s swept Class 8 Double Handed Flying Sails. Winning was Tom Kerr & Serhad’s CORVO 105, followed by Steve Summers’ PUFF in second and Sara Billey’s PEER GYNT in third. There was another prize for the top man/woman "Jack’n’Jill" team for the two 21.667nm races on Saturday and Sunday. Winning was Summers’ J/105 PUFF. For more Down The Sound Race information, visit

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