Saturday, August 23, 2008

J 105 North Americans

Photo by Photo Courtesy Peter Lyons
(Stewart's Daily Log) Day 2 consisted of 3 races under uncharacteristically puffy conditions on the city front of San Francisco Bay. In a building flood tide, despite several general recalls and "I" flags, the race committee managed to get off three races. The winds were as predicted at 12-20 knots with the shifty breeze making racing tough short taking the city front and creating quite a show for spectators on the shore.

Race 1 was won by Donkey Jack (Scott Sellers), second place was taken by Convexity from Chicago (Donald Wilson) continuing their first place win from the second race of Day 1, with third place taken by (un) Natural Blonde (Rob Cooper).

Race 2 was won by local favorite Good Timin (Dave Wilson/Chris Perkins), second place was Donkey Jack and third was Blackhawk (Scooter Simmons). In the final third race today, Aquavit (Tim Russell) took first place - Rhymenocerous (John Horsch) second place and Jam Session (Adam Spiegel) in third. -

Competitors look forward to a full day of racing back on the Berkeley Circle tomorrow for another three races. The St. Francis Yacht Club race committee boat will recover from the missing flag staff and ensign that an unnamed competitor managed to dislodge from the stern of the W.L. Stewart during close maneuvers! Results