Please select your home edition
Edition
Rooster GETSEASMART 728x90
Product Feature
Zhik's ECO Wetsuits - better for the environment
Zhik's ECO Wetsuits - better for the environment
Boat Insurance from Noble Marine


Full racing risks
New for old cover
www.noblemarine.co.uk

RS Aero Viridian Firecracker Regatta at the Viridian Sailing Center, Dallas

by RS Aero International Class Association 9 Jul 11:37 BST 29-30 June 2019
RS Aero Viridian Firecracker Regatta 2019 © VSC

Light winds and hot Texan temperatures saw a reduced schedule of three races at the Viridian Firecracker Regatta, mixed with the occasional refreshing dip to keep cool!

The twenty RS Aeros were spread over the three RS Aero Classes. Congratulations to the winners; in the RS Aero 5s and RS Aero 7s Max Nilsson (Fort Worth) and Griffin Orr (Corinthian SC), respectably, had clean sweeps whilst the RS Aero 9s was much closer at the top of the results sheet with Andrew Vandling (Rush Creek YC) pipping Matthew Romberg (Austin) and Eric Roman (CSC) by just a point.

With thirty RS Aeros on the dock at the Viridian Sailing Center now, the Firecracker Regatta and Viridian venue are established as a fantastic RS Aero base. Viridian provides a key focal point for the Texas RS Aeros and visitors keen to travel and join in with a charter.

5 Rig Results:

PosSkipperClubR1 R2  R3 
1  Max Nilsson   Fort Worth Boat Club  1  1  1  
2  Aubin Hattendorf   Viridian Sailing Center  2  2  4  
3  Andrew McConnelly  Viridian Sailing Center  6  3  2  
4  Chandler Self   Sea Star Base Galveston  4  5  3  
5  Camryn Colonna   Rush Creek Yacht Club  3  4  6  
6  Tracy McConnell   Viridian Sailing Center  5  6  5  

7 Rig Results:

1  Griffin Orr   Corinthian Sailing Club  1  1  1  
2  Jack Hattendorf   Viridian Sailing Center  2  2  2  
3  William GriffithViridian Sailing Center  3  3  3  
4  David DeVries   Viridian Sailing Center  4  4  4  
5  Mark McNamara   Lakewood Yacht Club5  5  5  

9 Rig Results:

1  Andrew Vandling   Rush Creek Yacht Club  3  1  2  
2  Matthew Romberg   Austin 4  2  1  
3  Eric Roman   Corinthian Sailing Club  1  3  3  
4  Craig Berleme   ILCA  2  6  5  
5  Brig North   Corinthian Sailing Club  5  4  4  
6  Forest Atkin   Corinthian Sailing Club  7  5  6  
7  Greg Wallace   Corinthian Sailing Club  6  7  7  
8  Robert Kembel   Viridian Sailing Center  8  8  8  
9  Marc Nilsson   Fort Worth Boat Club  9  9  9  

Related Articles

Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series Datchet Flyer
Barton races Aero 7 to victory Pete Barton wins round 2 of the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series against a maximum capacity fleet of 100 at Datchet Water... Posted on 9 Dec
RS Aero Thames Valley Mini Series overall
Another successful Thames Valley Mini Series 2019 with 100 RS Aero sailors 2019 saw another successful Thames Valley Mini Series 2019 with exactly 100 RS Aero sailors taking part in at least one of the five events stretching from London to Swindon. Posted on 5 Dec
Bowmoor Bubble RS Aero Open
Enough wind to hike hard without getting too splashed A crisp winter's morning greeted 37 RS Aero sailors at this year's Bowmoor Bubble. By race time the morning fog had dispersed leaving a sunny day with a fresh medium breeze. This was enough to hike hard but without getting too splashed! Posted on 4 Dec
RS Aero Australian Championships
35 helms at Black Rock YC Go for Gold Regatta The 35 RS Aeros that entered were given a classic taste of conditions at Black Rock that saw our new National Champions emerge from a variety of testing sailing conditions. Posted on 2 Dec
RS Aero Czech Cup overall
18 sailors competed in at least one of the six regattas The Czech Republic's RS Aero fleet has been as active as ever this year and their six main RS Aero events are grouped together to form The Czech Cup 2019, a National Circuit for RS Aeros. Posted on 26 Nov
RS Aero UK Southern Circuit 2019 overall
A huge entry of 232 boats taking part in at least one event Wow, what a season! The RS Aero UK Southern Circuit continued to go from strength to strength in its fifth season with a huge entry of 232 RS Aeros taking part in at least one event. Posted on 26 Nov
RS Aero N. Rhein Westfalia Regional Championships
Force 8 forecast doesn't deter sailors visiting Sorpesee in Germany Right at the end of the season, the first regional championship for North Rhein Westfalia took place for the RS Aero class at the Kanu Segel Club Hemer. Posted on 20 Nov
RS Aero UK End of Seasons at Draycote Water
Sixty helms celebrate the end of a successful year for the class Sixty RS Aeros turned up for the UK Class' End of Seasons Champs at Draycote supported by Rooster, to celebrate the end of a successful year and to mark the start of the new winter season. Posted on 14 Nov
RS Aero UK Inland, Ladies & Masters at Rutland
79 helms made this the largest weekend RS Aero event yet Ben Rolfe (Burghfield) was on top form on Day 1 in his RS Aero 9, winning all four races from Chris Larr (Northampton) and Alan Beaton (Notts County) taking the 2nds. Posted on 28 Oct
RS Aeros at the Puget Sound Sailing Championships
24 RS Aeros took to the water in Seattle 24 RS Aeros took to the water in Seattle for the Puget Sound Sailing Championships. This is the local championship regatta for small sail boats and this year included RS Aeros, J24s and Tasars. Posted on 17 Oct