Saturday, April 5, 2014

J/Sailors Win Etchells 22 Nationals!

Etchells Nationals- sailing Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL(Miami, FL)- J/Sailors Jim Cunningham and J/HQ’s own Bryn Bachman managed to capture the Etchells 22 US National title recently off Miami, FL (seen here leading off the starting line in bow #38). 

Forty-seven teams competed in the 2014 Etchells U.S. National Championship on March 21-23, hosted by Coral Reef Yacht Club in Miami, FL.

After completing six races over the first two days, Jim Cunningham with crew Jeff Madrigali, Mark Ivey, and Bryn Bachman held a four point lead over Glenn Burton with crew Bruce Nelson and Jon Easley. On the final day, suitable winds failed to arrive and the series results were final. In third was Don Jesberg with crew Scott Mason and Ed Wright.  Sailing photo credit- John Payne.