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2021 J/70 North American Championship at Annapolis Yacht Club - Day 1

by Julie & Christopher Howell 13 May 23:10 BST May 13-15, 2021

The J/70 Class returned to Continental Championship racing for the first time since 2019, as the North American Championship got under way in Annapolis, Maryland USA. Fifty-nine teams took to the Chesapeake Bay in winds between 6-8 knots, and completed three races. 2017 J/70 World Champion Peter Duncan on Relative Obscurity grabbed the early advantage, notching a 2,3,5 for 10 points.

Ryan McKillen's Surge began with a 9 but added back-to-back second-place finishes for 13 points. In third is the team of Terry Hutchinson and Jenn Norwood-Wulff on USA419 with 24 points. Leading the 24-boat Corinthian division is Zachary Segal's USA1154, and Doug Rastello's Good to Go is atop the eight-boat One-Pro Division. Racing continues through Saturday.

Opening the Championship with a victory was Laura Grondin's Dark Energy, trailed by Duncan and another J/70 World Champion—Joel Ronning's Catapult. Hutchinson/Norwood-Wulff claimed the next win, ahead of McKillen and Duncan. Richard Witzel's Rowdy secured the day's closing contest and was followed to shore by McKillen and Stephen Benjamin's Reggae Shark.

Results after Day 1:

PosBow NoSail NoYacht NameSkipper / CrewClubR1R2R3Pts
111  USA 1311Relative ObscurityPeter Duncan / Willem Van Waay / Carolos Robles / Victor Diaz de LeonAmerican Yacht Club23510
259  USA 179SurgeRyan McKillen / John Wallace / Lucas Calabrese / Sam LoughboroughCoral Reef Yacht Club92213
341  USA 419USA 419Hutchinson/ Norwood‑Wulff / Gil Hackel / Jenn Norwood Wulff / Dan Morris / Scott NixonAnnapolis YC/ NYYC1311024
439  USA 839StampedeBruno Pasquinelli / Charlie Mckee / Jonathan McKee / Joe MorrisFWBC109726
565  USA 65CatapultJoel Ronning / Chris Stocke / Patrick Wilson / Morgan ReeserWayzata YC371727
655  USA 819Dark EnergyLaura Grondin / Taylor Canfield / Scott Ewing / Hayden GoodrickNYYC Mudheads182029
750  USA 1150Reggae SharkStephen Benjamin / Chris Larson / Ed Lebens / Allan TerhuneSeawanhaka Corinthian YC1615334
823  USA 96SavasanaBrian Keane / Ron Weed / Conner Harding / Alec AndersonBeverly Yacht Club7161235
933  USA 1523MagatronMargaret McKillen / Brian Kamilar / David Shriner / Orrin StarrCoral Reef Yacht Club296439
1063  USA 1562RowdyRichard Witzel / Ian Liberty / Michael Menninger / Nick BairdChicago Yacht Club2024145
1140  USA 40ePropulsion SailingTravis Odenbach / Ian Coleman / Andy Horton / Ty BairdRochester Yacht Club1920645
1246  USA 169EmpeiriaJohn Heaton / Will Felder / Zeke Horowitz / Zachary MasonChicago Yacht Club853346
1354  USA 1154USA 1154 (Corinthian)Zachary Segal / Zachary Segal / Ashton Hamerlin / Blake Cabassa / Luke LawrenceCoral Reef404852
1426  USA 26TenBruce Golison / Jud Smith / Erik Shampain / Marc GauthierSan Diego Yacht Club5173153
1560  USA 677VictoryBuddy Cribb / Greiner Hobbs / Sam Hallowell / Charlie McHughCoral Reef6222755
1669  USA 1364YOLOScott Spurlin / Reed Baldridge / Austin Powers / Fred Stammerlakewood YC35121158
1747  USA 369Cool Story Bro.John Brigden / Tomas Dietrich / Matteo Ramien / Bobby LippincottStFrancis YC22132661
1819  USA 602Good To GODoug Rastello / Alex Curtiss / Jake LaDow / Robert KinneyNewport Harbor Yacht Club1440963
1916  USA 1516USA 1516 (Corinthian)Lee Sackett / Dave Kerr / Ian Moran / Abie GriggsEdgewater YC31181665
2034  USA 340RimetteJohn Brim / John Bowdan / Carson Crain / Mike BuckleyNew York YC4105266
2112  USA 312RUFKMDavid Koski / Max skeley / Geoff Becker / Jackson BenvinuttiEdgewater yacht club12263270
2245  USA 45Wild Child (Corinthian)Henry Filter / Alex Stout / Will Wagner / Tom MurrayEYC27212270
2322  USA 1513Very ODDDavid Jannetti / Kris Werner / Marty Kullman / Danny LawlessBreakwater YC23272171
247  USA 207ResetPeter Barrett / Mike Marshall / Chris Barrett / Andy BixbyGreat Harbor / Boston Yacht Club30291372
2556  USA 385Murder HornetCate Muller‑Terhune / Mike Coe / Katja Sertl / Jay LutzAYC/ColYC11234276
268  USA 808Nessuna (Corinthian)Alex McPhail / Todd Johnson / Todd Wake / Doug WakeSevern Sailing Association18144678
2751  USA 151ProofPatrick Britton‑Harr / Tracy Deckman / Liam Harr / Sean Harr / Keenan HilsingerBoxwood yacht club26391479
2818  USA 18WarcanoeMichael Goldfarb / Scott Norris / Anthony Kotoun / Jonny Goldsberry / Mike GoldfarbCYC Seattle15353686
296  USA 6T2Hanson Bratton / Spencer Colpaert / Nathan Hollerbach / Alex HumeBayview Yacht Club41281887
3066  USA 84Bazinga!Daniel Goldberg / Nick Turney / Tomas Hornos / Ryan LashawayAmerican Yacht Club51191989
3138  USA 381Tea Dance Snake (Corinthian)Peter Bowe / Todd Jenner / Michael McNamara / Ashley Love / Mike MannAYC24254089
3221  USA 313FM (Corinthian)Tod Sackett / Jeff Haase / Blair Hamilton / John Rampeewyc38114392
335  USA 5Osprey (Corinthian)Roger Link / George Saunders / Xan Schlegel / Charles AndersonSevern Sailing Association42381595
3458  USA 581TootlesSeth Young / Andy Deak / Chris Snow / Charlie EssiEdgewater YC32313598
3527  USA 27DerechoJim Golden / Chip Carr / Bert Collins / Jeff ToddAnnapolis Yacht Club334625104
3620  USA 220Phoenix (Corinthian)Peter Firey / Adam Croglia / John Meiser / Eric MentzellAnnapolis Yacht Club213354108
3715  USA 370Jennifer (Corinthian)chris kostanecki / Augie‑ Dale / Trevor Trepton / River PaquinSFYC364330109
3814  USA 498Vamos !Connor Mraz / Pepe Bettini / Jasper Waldman / Martin HermidaAmerican YC / Chester YC173758112
391  USA 501Button Fly (Corinthian)Andrew Fisher / Melissa Fisher / Steve Burke / Mike KomarNYYC/CRYC343444112
4062  USA 62Awkward Turtle (Corinthian)Josh Becker / Ian Hunter / Telmo Basterra / Sam BakerSSA375423114
4170  USA 600Airplane!John Evans / Parker Mitchell / John Von Schwarz / Abie McLaughlinUS Sailing573628121
429  USA 209Johnny ThunderBrian Wood / Rob Beach / Paul Whitesides / Jon ForstAnnapolis Yacht Club463047123
4353  USA 487Escape (Corinthian)Polk Wagner / Jason Doyle / Blane Shea / Holt CondonLTYC533238123
4452  USA 389Hooligan: Flat Stanley RacingTrey Sheehan / Curtis Florence / Brad Boston / Zyggy BeattyEdgewater YC/PIBYC284556129
454  USA 44 Sport (Corinthian)Gregg Zurmuhlen / Brendan Guthrie / Benjamin Ferraro / Seph CosterEastport Yacht Club255550130
4637  USA 1157McFlySean O'Brien / Kevin Meier / John McNeil / Ryan HigginsLTYC394153133
4761  USA 781Pen Segal (Corinthian)Jean marc Papin / Thomas Davy / Thibault Dufour / Anne DangyVallee des fous564929134
4843  USA 343Truckin' (Corinthian)Alex Meleney / Peter Howell / Mike Watts / Alex PardoVineyard Haven YC435239134
4948  USA 93Wild Card (Corinthian)Kevin Morgan / Michael Sheehan / Caroline Sundman / Kevin David / Casey FirthRochester YC485334135
5010  USA 99Nostalgia (Corinthian)Blake Kimbrough / Lud Kimbrough / Rob Whittimore / Kyle BollhorstNYYC AYC & FBYC475137135
5125  USA 900Mini Max (Corinthian)Zachary York / Sean Groskoph / Ben Mazzucco / Pat McCarrion / Pierson DeloeCRYC445041135
523  USA 357DangerMouseTaz Coffey / Kristen Berry / Dan Shanahan / Alli GutenkunstSSA585624138
532  USA 2Ayacucho (Corinthian)James Gary / Travis Carlisle / Ian Craig / Edward Gary / Thomas JohnsonSevern Sailing Association454457146
5468  USA 68uno mas (Corinthian)David Schoene / Mike Colbert / Chris Drury / Tyler MowryEYC/SSA494259150
5564  USA 684Level 5Al Minella/ Rob Tanner / Ted Hackney / Rob ScrivHuguenot/SPYC554748150
5630  USA 1030Sabotage (Corinthian)Michael Sabinash / Jacob Fisker‑Andersen / Eric Tobias / Preston WakeSSYC ‑Milwaukee524851151
5731  USA 231Coalition (Corinthian)Charles Kowalyshyn / Dina Kowalyshyn / Daniel Kowalyshyn / Brianna GrenierSevern Sailing Association505945154
5867  USA 168Rarity (Corinthian)Marty McKenna / Ernest Auukawa / Hollis Barth / Brian Murphy / Chris KozelAnnapolis Yacht Club595749165
5944  USA 44MAC Attack! (Corinthian)John White / Scott John / Gene Flynn / Matt WhiteSevern Sailing Association545855167

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