Posted on 9/21/2018
ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Jackson Benvenutti called tactics for Annapolis-based skipper Zeke Horowitz at the J/22 Worlds where he guided the team to victory. Two local teams also made the trip, including Boo & Martha Heausler with crew Kett Cummins, and from NOYC & PontYC, the team of Chris Wientjes, Macho Slavich and Dave Bolyard, who took an excellent fifth place. Click thru for links including a great article from North Sails.
Posted on 9/4/2018
BAY SAINT LOUIS, Miss.—SYC ended a fifteen year drought at the GYA Lipton Regatta with a thrilling wire-to-wire victory in the first year sailing the Viper 640 class yachts. The regatta was remarkably close with four different clubs winning the four races and five clubs entering the final race within three points of first place. Click thru for more.
Posted on 8/26/2018
NEWPORT, R.I.—SYC's team racers wrapped-up the 2018 season at New York YC's Harbor Court with a second place finish in the NYYC Grandmasters event. SYC's best prior finish in this event was third. SYC came from behind to defeat Newport Harbor YC in the semifinals 2–1, but fell to host NYYC 3–1 in the finals. The skippers were Marc Eagan, John Dane & Benz Faget. Click thru for more.
Posted on 8/20/2018
NEWPORT, R.I. — After 14 attempts spanning 17 years, SYC team racers have finally won the New York YC's prestigious Hinman Masters Invitational Team Race. SYC's John Alden Meade recounted their path to victory, "Sunday was super windy, and we were faster and had better boathandling. We were able to get the error rate down low enough to barely make it into the final four [as the #4 seed], and then went the distance against the #1 seed Seawanhaka Corinthian YC (2–1), then in the finals against #2 seed Noroton YC (3–2). Came down to the final race. It was thrilling." Click thru for more.