by Lynn Fitzpatrick
Thirty-three teams came out for the 505 North American Championship, held September 17-20 in Annapolis, MD. With the breeze on for the final day, Californians Howie Hamlin and Andy Zinn closed strong by posting three bullets to win the NA’s for the second year in a row, making it Hamlin’s eighth 505 North American’s title.
Hamlin has been sailing 505’s for nearly 40 years. No doubt he has talent. No doubt he has skill. No doubt he has seen it all. What keeps him at the top of the class is also what makes the class so good. …
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