J/22 NA Champs: Doyle Snatches Early Lead:
Buffalo, NY (July 21, 2017) – Four races were completed on the opening day of the J/22 North American Championship hosted by Buffalo Yacht Club in Buffalo, New York. Local Chris Doyle on The Jug 4 1 posted a 2,1,4,5 for 12 points and the early advantage. On his heels is Travis Odenbach’s HoneyBadger, just one point back. Jeff Todd’s Hot Toddy is in third place with 18 points.
It’s a Doyle family reunion in the top 10 so far, with all four of them standing eighth or higher overall. Brothers Chris, Kevin and Peter plus Kevin’s son Jacob are dominant, all as amateur helmsmen.
Thirty boats took to the waters of Lake Erie in winds between 8-10 knots. Todd earned the opening vic…
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VIDEO: Overall 2017 Transpac Winner, Invisible Hand:
Frank Slootman’s Pac52 Invisible Hand is the Overall and Division 1 Winner at the 2017 Transpac Race. Video courtesy of Invisible Hand Navigator Christopher “Lew” Lewis.
Published on Jul 21, 2017…
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