Saturday, August 10, 2019

J/70 Corinthian National Championship Preview

J/70s sailing Harbor Springs, MI (Harbor Springs, MI)- Thirty-nine amateur crews will be sailing the 2019 J/70 Corinthian National Championship in Harbor Springs, MI from August 8th to 11th.  Hosting the regatta will be Little Traverse Yacht Club, fresh off another fun and successful Ugotta Regatta they ran three weeks earlier.

The line-up of teams is pretty impressive for a “corinthian” event, with teams attending from fourteen states from across America- from “sea to shining sea”- from California to Massachusetts and from Minnesota to Florida/ Texas. In addition, there are teams from Canada and Brazil. Sure to be “in the hunt” at the top of the leaderboard should be crews like AMERICAN FLYER (Steve Knoop, Patrick Rice, Richard Martin, & Annie Baumann), AQUAHOLIKS (Martin & Jorgen Johnsson, August & Lindsay Hernandez), B-SQUARED (Bryan & Daniel Cameron, Phil Peterson, & Steve Thomas), BERTEAU GROUP (Sarah & Mark Renz, Matt Clark, & Will Holz), CATAPULT (an all-women’s team comprised of Nicolle Hendrickson, Mary Foster, Wendy Helberg, & Deb Hazelett), JENNIFER (Chris Kostanecki, Matt Sessions, Carlos Robles, & Scott Kozinchik) SISTERSHIP (Peter Vessella, Tracy & Christy Usher, & Mike Bishop), TEA DANCE SNAKE (Peter Bowe, Mike McNamara, Todd Jenner, & Matt Alisch), TRES BURRITOS (the Sellers family- Scott, Hannah, & Merritt, Owen Beckley, & Holt Condon), USA 241 (Dr. Al Poindexter, Blake Caskey, Kevin Orff, & Doug Strebel), and finally WILD CHILD (Henry Filter, Alex Stout, Will Wagner, & Jen Sturmer).  For more J/70 Corinthian National Championship sailing information Add to Flipboard Magazine.