Monthly Archives: September 2022

Randy Hechtís Niuhi Commanding J/105 North American Championship

The J/105 North American Championship hosted by San Francisco Yacht Club in California continued Friday for 28 boats. Other than a seventh in Race 2, Randy Hechtís Niuhi has tallied only firsts and seconds for 15 points in six races. No scores will be excluded. Ryan Simmonsí Blackhawk put together a solid day to move…
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J/105 North American Championship Launches in San Francisco

Twenty-eight J/105s have gathered for the 2022 North American Championship hosted by San Francisco Yacht Club in California. Conditions built from 6-8 knots to typical San Francisco winds of 19-20. Although many different boats had the lead, Randy Hechtís Niuhi recorded scores of 1,7,2 for 10 points to top the pack. They hold a four-point…
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2022 Rolex Big Boat Series, Hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club

Final exams are stern for a reason and the final day of racing at the 2022 Rolex Big Boat Series, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, CA, delivered stiffóif not downright nauticalóconditions. Crews arrived at dock call to seldom-seen southerly airs, big puffs and scattered rain. While this yearís Rolex Big Boat…
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Bi-State Races

Chicago and southern Lake Michigan sailors enjoyed their annual round-trip from Chicago to St. Joseph, MI. For the J/105s, the combined scores for the weekend were very close, with just 4 points separating the top five teams. The winner was the most consistent: Gerhard Zinserling's Y-NOT posted a 2-2 for 4 points to win by…
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