Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Melges 24 World Championships and AYC

AYC members Kevin Welch and Ian Sloan are currently competing at the 2016 Melges 24 Worlds in Miami, FL. The Coconut Grove YC is hosting the event and 74 boats have registered. Wind and weather are epic 18 kts of wind and big rolly swells. Former Olympic medalist Jeff Madrigali is on the helm for Team Mikey and Serena, the friendly gal at our local Ullman Sail loft is on the bow. The top 15 teams are all pros and Kevin is currently in 13th after 3 races. Standbey for tomorrows update!
In other news:
Rumor has it Cat Sass is putting the band back together for another season in 2017.
AYC has landed the bid for the SC-27 Nationals June 30-July 2ndSunday's distance race will be to Friday Harbor. I know two boats for sale if you ready to come join the fun:)
The 2017 racing season starts this weekend with the TYC Winter Vashon Race
Captain Midnight

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