AYC member Kevin Welch recently returned from a family summer cruise aboard ICON his Perry 66 to attend Whidbey Island Race Week aboard his Melges 24 "Mikey". AYC members Ian and Joy Sloan as well as Jeff Madrigali of North Sails rounded out the crew.
The Melges 24 fleet has traditionally been a battleground for many nationally and internatinally ranked sailors which makes Kevin's scores of (1,1,1,1,1,....they threw out a 2nd) that much more impressive.
After having a race they were leading thrown out the first day then being holed on the first start of the next day it's easy to imagine 1st place does not come easy. They also earned best performance of any boat for the week for the overall win. Checkout "Mikey" on the hydro hoist at the head of P dock @ Cap Sante and congratulations for a terrifiic victory!