50th Celebration of Snipe Don Q Rum Keg Regatta:
Thirty-seven teams from Italy, Peru, the Bahamas, Finland, and USA competed in the 50th Snipe Don Q Rum Keg Regatta on March 18-20. A fifth place finish in the regatta’s final race was enough for Ernesto Rodriguez and Claudia Loiacono of Miami to hold off the challenge of Jensen McTighe and Andre Guanragna of Ft. Lauderdale for the win. Full story.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – 50th Celebration of Snipe Don Q Rum Keg Regatta, Editor
Steve Benjamin Wins Etchells US National Championship:
Twenty-nine teams competed at the 2016 Etchells US National Championship on March 18-20, hosted by Coral Reef Yacht Club in Miami, FL. Winning four of eight races, Steve Benjamin and crew Michael Menninger, George Peet, and Ian Liberty took the title with a race to spare. Benjamin was followed in the top five by Shannon Bush, Steve Girling John McClean/ Skip Dieball, and Jim Cunningham. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Steve Benjamin Wins Etchells US National Championship, Editor