Schooners, Harbor Cup, Etchells, Stars, J/70s, J/22s, and More Racing

Racing Roundup October 18-20

There was a lot of racing (as well as big wind at times) on the Chesapeake Bay this past weekend, from the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race down the Bay to the Round the Lights Race in Hampton, with a lot of variation in boat and race type as well as weather systems in between. Here’s your racing roundup for the weekend of October 18-20.

Photo by Will Keyworth

Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race

The 2019 edition of the GCBSR unfolded last week, beginning with festivities in Baltimore (and a canceled Parade of Sail due to weather). Due to Thursday’s gale, an unusual sunrise start unfolded on Friday morning off Annapolis. Find top-three results below. Find Will Keyworth’s downloadable photos for purchase here.

Class AA

Pride of Baltimore II



Class A

Sally B



Class B

True Love 


North Wind

Class C

Flower of Caithness


Sea Hawk

BCYA Harbor Cup

The Baltimore City Yacht Association (BCYA) hosted its Harbor Cup from Baltimore Light into Baltimore Harbor on Saturday. Find a full report in SpinSheet and BCYA results here.

AYC Etchells and Stars

Annapolis Yacht Club hosted its Lippincott Memorial Regatta and 2nd District Championships (Star class) as well as its Etchells Atlantic Coasts over the weekend. Find top three results below, full AYC results here, and photos by Will Keyworth here

Photo by Will Keyworth

Etchells (One Design - 11 Boats)

1. American Baby, USA1394, George Francisco / Karl Anderson / Ezra Culver - [5] -1 -1 -1 -3 ; 6

2. Caramba, USA1405, Jose Fuentes / Chris Snow / Wilson Stout / Goncalo Ribeiro - 1 -2 -[3] -2 -2 ; 7

3. Cruel Jane, Can1477, Dirk Kneulman / Chris Larson / Andrew Macrae - [7] -3 -5 -6 -1 ; 15

Photo by Will Keyworth

Star (One Design - 12 Boats)

1. Stella, USAUSA 8448, John MacCausland - 1 -1 -[2] -1 ; 3

2. Big Jim, USA8521, Mike Hecky - 2 -4 -[7] -3 ; 9

3. Frigate, USA7951, Aaron Serinis - [8] -5 -1 -4 ; 10

Photo by Will Keyworth

EYC J/70 Fall Brawl
Eastport Yacht Club hosted its J/70 Fall Brawl over the weekend. Find top three results below, full EYC results here, and photos by Will Keyworth here.

Photo by Will Keyworth

J 70 (One Design - 11 Boats)

1. Tea Dance Snake, USA381, Peter Bowe/Jenner/McNamara - 1 -2 -1 -1 -1 ; 6

2. Wild Child, 45, Henry Filter - 3 -4 -2 -2 -2 ; 13

3. Johnny Thunder, USA209, Brian Wood - 5 -6 -8 -3 -3 ; 25

SSA J/22 East Coasts

Severn Sailing Association hosted the J/22 East Coast Championships over the weekend. Find top three results below, full SSA results here, and photos by Will Keyworth here.

Photo by Will Keyworth

1. Doyle, Christopher/, Nick Doyle, Todd Hiller

2. Todd, Jeffrey/, Chip Carr

3. Kenny, Kevin/, Ian Moriarty, Marlene Plumley

Round the Lights Race

Old Point Comfort Yacht Club hosted its Round the Lights Race for 50 boats. This pursuit race starting in Mill Creek off Old Point Comfort Marina, goes around both Thimble Shoal and Middle Ground lights (any direction) and back to Mill Creek. Find the full report in the November SpinSheet. Find pictures by George Hernandez here      

Photo by George Hernandez


1          USA 230         Riff Raff         DeLoatch, Don           HYC   15        1          16:05:06          7:22:27            0:00:00            00:00.0

2          51171  Wairere            Hunter, Pete    HYC   21        2          16:07:18          7:22:54            0:02:12            02:12.0

3          USA 399         Danger Paws   Ford, Neil & Biondi, Liz        HYC   93        3          16:46:50          7:41:20            0:41:44            39:32.0

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