Ted Osius 2018, Smith Point Race, and More Racing Roundup June 23-24

Summer Sailstice Racing on the Chesapeake

A number of well-loved racing events unfolded on the Chesapeake Bay last weekend, June 23-24, which happened to be the weekend of the Summer Sailstice, the international holiday for sailing held the weekend closest to the actual solstice. Here’s your SpinSheet racing roundup:

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Photo by Sue Mikulski/ Facebook
SCC’s Ted Osius Memorial Regatta

The Sailing Club of the Chesapeake hosted its annual Ted Osius Memorial Regatta, a distance race around government marks near Annapolis. Here are Ted O. results:

J/105 (12 boats)

1. USA 113, , John White, Annapolis Yacht Club, 1- ; 1  

2. 501, Tenacious, Scott Gitchell, Annapolis Yacht Club, 2- ; 2  

3. 220, Bat IV, Andrew Kennedy, AYC, 3- ; 3  

J/30 (6 boats)

1. 83060, Infectious Smile, Tristan Keen, EYC, 1- ; 1  

2. 63242, Insatiable, Ronald Anderson, Annapolis YC, 2- ; 2  

3. 53260, Rag Doll, Rob lundahl, CBYRA, 3- ; 3

Alberg 30 (3 boats)

1. 247, Argo, T.C. Williams, Annapolis Yacht Club, 1- ; 1  

2. 550, Skybird, Mike Nikolich, PSA, 2- ; 2  

3. 484, Second-2-Nun, Harold Gamber, Alberg 30, 3- ; 3

Photo by MyWayRacing/ Facebook

Cal 25 (5 boats)

1. 896, Zephyr, David Hoyt, Shearwater Sailing Club, 1- ; 1  

2. 1657, Chicken Little, Charles Husar, SSC/AYC, 2- ; 2  

3. 460, Fahrvergnugen, Steven Milby, Shearwater Sailing Club, 3- ; 3

PHRF A (1 boat)

1. 61017, Jeroboam, Laurent Givry, HHSA, 1- ; 1  

PHRF N (3 boats)

1. USA 68120, Orion, Jon Opert, SCC, 1- ; 1  

2. USA 60888, Lucky Eights, Keith Cole, AYC, 2- ; 2  

3. 93679, Jahazi, David Dodson, SSC, 3- ; 3 

Mary B. and the My Way Racing team. Photo brazenly peeled off Facebook

CRCA ORR (5 boats)

1. 10, Alptr, Steve H, CRCA, 1/TLE- ; 1T  

1. 33123, Starbird, Frank Martien, SCC, 1- ; 1T  

2. 121, Atlas, Peter Holden, RIYC, 2- ; 2  

3. USA 25, Full Circle, Paul Mikulski, SCC/AYC, 3- ; 3

SMSA's Smith Point Race

The Southern Maryland Sailing Association in Solomons hosted its Smith Point Race, one of the races in the middle distance series. Following are the results of those who finished. Find full results of this race and the series at SMSA’s website:

Photo from the finish line at the Smith Pt Race by Will Keyworth/ Facebook

Spin

Date: 06/23/18 StartTime: 10:10:00 Distance: 42.0nm

1          1          23798  Pursuit 51        20:10:35          10:00:35          09:24:53          1

2          4          USA335          Rakali  90        20:40:01          10:30:01          09:27:01          2

3          2          063      Bad Cat           39        20:12:12          10:02:12          09:34:54          3

PHRF A

Date: 06/23/18 StartTime: 10:10:00 Distance: 42.0nm

1          1          23798  Pursuit 51        20:10:35          10:00:35          09:24:53          1

2          4          USA335          Rakali  90        20:40:01          10:30:01          09:27:01          2

3          2          063      Bad Cat           39        20:12:12          10:02:12          09:34:54          3

SSA Regattas

Severn Sailing Association held its Thistle Districts. Of the dozen boats racing, here are top three results:

1 1356 Gaylord, Jesse/Nick Moreau, Kaitlyn Norton/ Dodge City YC

2  635   Krafft, Charles/Cairn Krafft, Martin Krafft/ SSA

3  2354  Barbehenn, Brent/Greg Love/ Cooper River YC

Seven boats also raced in the Lightning Summer Series. Here are top three results:

1  15240  Constants, Stephen

2  15257  Hurban, Joan/Laura Kelm,/ SSA

3  14900  Hurban, Gary/Geoff Patterson, Greg Urban/ SSA

If ever you find SSA’s many events not listed here, it’s because they have so many, it’s hard to keep up! We also would LOVE to have some pictures of these events (hint, hint, SSA Photographers)… Here’s where SSA lists its weekend results.

Clipper Round the World Final Leg Start in New York

Team Dare To Lead departs New York for the last leg of the 2017-18 Clipper Round the World Race. Photo courtesy of Facebook

If you haven’t yet checked SpinSheet’s Facebook page today, you may not know that our editor was lucky enough to sail on one of the Clipper Round the World 70-foot racing boats last Friday. The race restarted today and the fleet of a dozen Clipper 70s is on its way to Northern Ireland for the finish. Read more about the Clipper Race here.