Barton Edges Out Benjamin for Atlantic Title:
Twenty-one teams competed in the Atlantic Class US Nationals, held July 21-23 at Niantic Bay Yacht Club in Niantic, CT. Finishing tied on points but winning on countback was Bill Barton, representing Kollegewidgwok Yacht Club of Blue Hill, ME. Sailing One 4 All, Barton had aboard the same crew that helped him win the 2013 series: Peter Smith, Peter Duncan and Tom Blackwell. Finishing second was Steve Benjamin (Seawanhaka Corinthian YC) in Cassidy, crewed by Ian Liberty, Chris Fortin and Doug Carey. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Barton Edges Out Benjamin for Atlantic Title, Editor
Marwell / Morgan Win Club 420 US Nationals:
The 2016 U.S. Club 420 National Championship were held July 22-24, hosted by the Falmouth Yacht Club in Falmouth, MA. One hundred and fifty boats competed in the event which was won by Nicholas Marwell / Aidan Morgan (San Francisco, CA). Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Marwell / Morgan Win Club 420 US Nationals, Editor