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Detlor Coleman Nicoll Fall Series Results

Just like the World Championships, the Fall Series was plagued by light winds and added to that was rain and fog, which made for some challenging days. The boys on Gravelle Woodworking clawed their way up to the top and are to be congratulated on a great series which ended with Dark ‘n Stormies at the haul out crane (race to the crane won by Humidor) and then pitchers of beer and prizes in the clubhouse to warm up. A great way to end the season. See you all in the spring!

Sailwave results for 2017 J24 Fall Series at 2017

2017 J24 Fall Series

Final Standings

Sailed: 7, Discards: 1, To count: 6, Entries: 7, Scoring system: Appendix A
Rank Boat Sail Club HelmName 11/22/1 11/22/2 11/22/3 11/29/1 11/11/1 11/11/2 11/11/3 Total Net
1st Gravellewoodworking 3935 BHYC Michael Howarth 1 3 1 (4) 2 3 2 16 12
2nd Quick Nick 3707 PCYC Katie Coleman Nicoll 2 1 2 1 (4) 4 4 18 14
3rd A-salt 3729 BC Edmond Rees (4) 4 3 3 1 2 1 18 14
4th Taz 4140 NYC Nick Jako (DNC) DNC DNC 2 3 1 3 33 25
5th Humidor 2761 ABYC Tim Connolly 5 5 5 5 5 5 (5) 38 30
6th Drivers Wanted 1964 PCYC Ted Bartlewski 3 2 4 (DNC) DNC DNC DNC 41 33
7th Clear Air 2827 PCYC Rossi Milev (DNC) DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC 56 48

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2018 J/24 U.S. National Championship September 7- 9, 2018

 

The annual host of the J/24 Downeast Regatta and host of the 2015 J/24 North American Championships, J/24 Fleet 43 with Portland Yacht Club and Handy Boat Service are again planning an epic sailing regatta for the 2018 J/24 U.S. National Championship to be held September 7th, 8th and 9th 2018 in Falmouth, Maine

Like the 2015 NAs there will be a 50 boat cap and with registration already opened on Oct. 1st there are 9 boats registered. Make sure to register today to get your spot in this great event. Also be registering today you get the best price for you entry of just $418!

Included in your entry fee will be: 5 dinner tickets to our Saturday Lobster Bake, 5 dinner tickets to the BBQ dinner on Friday, Pizza Party on Sunday during haul out and awards, Free Beer and Rum all weekend, Launch and Haul, Mooring, Awards (daily, overall, special), breakfast all weekend, Live music Friday and Saturday evenings and much more

Click here to visit the event website and to register NOW!

 

Three Canadian boats in top ten at driveHG.ca 2017 World Championships

Three Canadian boats in top ten at driveHG.ca 2017 World Championships

Hurricanes Jose and Maria had done their devastating work in the Caribbean and Florida which creating a wonderful weather high in the Great Lakes region that was to last almost 3 weeks. With that high also came lack of wind, high temperatures and sun filled skies, which are wonderful if you are on a beach vacation, but not so much when you are trying to run the driveHG.ca J/24 World Championship inMississauga, Canada on Lake Ontario.

 

Overall winners -Team Clear Air – Jon Messenger, Rossi Milev, Gayle Gray, Mark Goodyear, Jeremy  Edwards

PRO Pat Lymburner accomplished a phenomenal feat but actually getting off 8 races in five days – only having to abandon 2 races when the wind completely shut off in the playing field and current was bringing the boats away from their intended marks. It was a tough regatta for many competitors. Fortunately, many competitors were able to cool off in the waters of Lake Ontario (historically even too cold to swim in even at the end of August) and enjoyed the social aspect of the world stage gathering. The pick-up ball hockey tournament on Tuesday after racing came down to the Canadians vs the Americans in the play-offs. Cut throat games of pool took the place of boats on the water at the Crooked Cue on Thursday night, and dancing was a great way to relieve stress to the tunes of the Soul FUNkshun and the Soul Mates on Friday and Saturday nights.

The scene was set with more than 15 boats comprised of past world, North/South American, European, National and Mid-Winter champions who could win the championship in a field of 63 boats from Argentina, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Peru and the United States. From the oldest competitor, American Tony Parker (72) to the youngest, Canadian Aidan Dennis (14) the race was on.

In the end, only one point separated the first and second place boats as they battled it out in the last race which was finally abandoned at the leeward gates when all the boats converged in a dying breeze before trying to heading up to the finish.

Day Three Race Commentary by Chris Howell, IJCA:

If good things come to those who wait, then Evan Petley-Jones from Halifax, Nova Scotia is the perfect example on day three of the driveHG.ca J/24 World Championship. The teams waited out multiple hours of an on-water postponement, hoping for enough breeze to get a start off. Finally around 3:30 p.m., light winds allowed two more races to be completed, which brought into effect the discard. Petley-Jones sailing Lifted, leap into first place overall, able to drop a 39 from race 1. Tony Parker’s Bangor Packet from Washington, DC fell to second place with 32 points. John Mollicone’s Helly Hansen from Jamestown, Rhode Island launched up to third. Six races are now finalized. The competitors started race 5 in about 5 knots, when Nobuyuki Imai’s Siesta from Japan collected the win. Mollicone and Ted Bartlewski’s Drivers Wanted from Mississauga, Ontario followed.

After 6 races Tony Parker’s Bangor Packet (Bow 23) remained in the top two throughout the championship, even without the drop. Tony Parker of Washington D.C., is the most seasoned racer on the course, sailing 1978 hull #58, testimony to the J/24’s quality and ruggedness, and the skill and consistency of Tony and his crew at this event. Tony is a five-time winner of the J/24 US East Coast Championship (which he has sailed 38 times!).

In the end, only one point separated the first and second place boats as they battled it out in the last race which was finally abandoned at the leeward gates when all the boats converged in a dying breeze before trying to heading up to the finish.  Rossi Milev from Mississauga, Ontario sailing Clear Air battled back after a devastating 46th place in the first race to win the overall championship with only 47 points and one point ahead of Tony Parker with 48 points. Canadians Evan Petley-Jones finished off the week in 4th place with 68 points followed by Ted Bartelewski and team in 6th with 71 points.

After many years with his team of Mark Goodyear, Jeremy Edwards, Gayle Grey and Jon Messenger, Rossi Milev finally came to the pinnacle of his career with a win that has eluded him for many years to the delight of the home crowd at the Port Credit Yacht Club – how sweet is that!

In 4th place overall – Team Lifted – Evan Petley-Jones, Peter Soosalu, Matt Soosalu, Ben Maloney, Ross Jacobs

 

 

 

 

 

In 6th placed overall – Team Drivers Wanted – Robert Durek, Mac and Brigitta, Ted Bartlewski, Irek Zubko

Complete results may be found at: https://yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=2934

 

Lifted wins Canadian J/24 Nationals in Quebec for second year in a row

Lifted wins Canadian J/24 Nationals in Quebec for second year in a row

 

J-24 Canadian Championship
Beaconsfield Yacht Club | July 20-23, 2017

J-24 (7 boats) (top)
Series Standing – 7 races scored

Information is provisional and subject to modification
Regatta results last updated: Sunday, July 23, 2017 1:25:12 PM CDT
Click on race number to view detailed race information.

Pos,Bow/Sail, Boat, Skipper, Yacht Club, Results, Total Points
1. 3 / Can4025, Lifted, Evan Petley Jones, Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron, 1-1-1-1-1-1-[2]- ; 6
2. 4 / 1947, , Nicolas Mabboux, Pointe Claire, [6]-2-2-3-2-2-4- ; 15
3. 6 / CAN3729, A-salt, Edmond Rees, BC, 2-4-[5]-2-4-5-3- ; 20
4. 5 / 3366, Premature Grey, Stephan Blais, PCYC, 3-5-4-5-5-3-[6]- ; 25
5. 7 / 2577, A1, Thomas Taylor, Dalhousie YC, 4-3-3-4-[8/UFD]-7-5- ; 26
6. 1 / CAN3474, The PeaceMaker, Lee Grant, Hudson Yacht Club, [7]-7-7-7-3-6-1- ; 31
7. 2 / 2767, Zissou, Jesse Henderson, BYC, 5-6-6-6-[8/DNC]-4-7- ; 34

 

Will Welles wins North American Championships – top Canadian Rossi Milev

Will Welles wins North American Championships – top Canadian Rossi Milev

top Canadian team - RM - 2016 NAsIt couldn’t have been any tighter at the top of the leaderboard at the J/24 driveHG.ca North American Championship at Port Credit Yacht Club in Mississauga, Ontario Canada. After all nine races, Will Welles’ Cougar and Travis Odenbach’s HoneyBadger/Sea Bags Sailing Team were tied at 28 points, with Welles winning the tie-breaker and the Championship. Local Rossi Milev on Clear Air placed third with 49 points. Race 8 started in shifty northwesterly winds building through 15 knots, with Welles taking the bullet to move into first overall. Race Committee PRO Pat Lymburner, with one more race available, posted course number 5 with the fleet finishing in front of Port Credit Yacht Club. Race 9 saw Todd Fedysyzn first, Odenbach in third and Welles in sixth—just enough to secure the overall victory. The Masters Trophy went to Chris Stone’s Velocidad. Top female was Natalie Harden’s Giggles. Top Junior was Michael Howarth’s Mr. H.
Top Five Overall:
• 1st Place: Will Welles, Cougar (28 points)
• 2nd Place: Travis Odenbach, HoneyBadger/Sea Bags Sailing Team (28 points)
• 3rd Place: Rossi Milev, Clear Air (49 points)
• 4th Place: Evan Petley-Jones, Lifted (53 points)
• 5th Place: Aidan Glackin, Mental Floss (60 points)
The IJCA and Port Credit Yacht Club look forward to seeing everyone for the 2017 J/24 World Championship. Forty-six boats competed in this three-day event, and complete results may be found at http://2016j24nac.org/.

Photo of team Clear Air by Alex Byczko