District 20  Regatta Report

Sat Dec 6th, 2003 through Sun Dec 7th, 2003

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2003 Commodores Cup

 

Normally there would be 18-20 Star boats on Biscayne Bay for the annual Commodore’s Cup regatta, but because U.S. Star teams are gearing up for the Olympic Trials in March and it is too cold in Europe to sail right now, there were 46 boats on the starting line this for this event.

A cold front went through Miami Friday night and not only was it cold for the initial races - 65 degrees, which is cold for Miami - but it was also fairly windy with 18-25 knots from the Northwest. This caused a few breakdowns and carnage in the fleet, with a scattering of broken masts, sail problems and other sorts of casualties.

The final day delivered a milder 10 knots of breeze for the last race of the three race series. After two general recalls, race three got underway but eight boats picked up Black Flags, including Mark Reynolds and the regatta leader, Paul Cayard.


Star
Place Boat Skipper Crew Sail #: Fleet 1 2 3 Total
1 8118   John Maccausland   Brad Nichol   8118     5.0 2.0 10.0 17
2 8123   Hans Spitzauer   Andreas Hanakamp   8123     6.0 6.0 8.0 20
3 7988   Peter Bromby   Rick Peters   7988     9.0 5.0 7.0 21
4 7995   George Szabo   Mark Strube   7995     10.0 11.0 1.0 22
5 8168   Ross Macdonald   Kai Bjorn   8168     11.0 8.0 9.0 28
6 812   Rick Merriman   Bill Bennerr   812     17.0 16.0 4.0 37
7 7952   Ben Cesare   Serge Leoaidov   7952     21.0 17.0 5.0 43
8 8045   Augie Diaz   Hal Haenel   8045     16.0 12.0 17.0 45
9 8159   Paul Cayard   Phil Trinter   8159     1.0 4.0 46.0 [BFD] 51
10 8025   Iain Percy   Steve Mitchell   8025     2.0 46.0 [DNF] 3.0 51.0001
11 806   Rohan Lord   Andrew Taylor   806     24.0 15.0 15.0 54
12 8181   Larry Whipple   Darin Jensen   8181     23.0 20.0 12.0 55
13 8087   Kevin Mcneil   Kevin Murphy   8087     18.0 18.0 19.0 55.0001
14 8028   Mark Neeleman   Peter Van Niekerk   8028     4.0 46.0 [DNF] 6.0 56
15 8136   Argyle Campbell   Dmtriy Yakovenko   8136     19.0 21.0 16.0 56.0001
16 8077   Howie Shiebler   Will Stout   8077     46.0 [DNF] 9.0 2.0 57
17 8129   Mark Reynolds   Steve Erickson   8129     8.0 3.0 46.0 [BFD] 57.0001
18 8101   Niculas Holm   Claus Olesen   8101     12.0 1.0 46.0 [BFD] 59
19 7592   Karl Anderson   Ezra Culver   7592     26.0 22.0 11.0 59.0001
20 8059   Peter Vessella   Brian Fatih   8059     3.0 46.0 [DNF] 13.0 62
21 8061   Andy Lovell   Magnus Liljedahl   8061     7.0 10.0 46.0 [BFD] 63
22 7986   Bill Allen   Bruce Hatfield   7986     25.0 19.0 21.0 65
23 8158   Max Treacy   Anthony Shanks   8158     13.0 7.0 46.0 [BFD] 66
24 8085   Flavio Marazzi   Enrico De Maria   8085     14.0 13.0 46.0 [BFD] 73
25 8162   Andy Macdonald   Austin Sperry   8162     15.0 46.0 [DNF] 14.0 75
26 7465   Fotis Boliakis   Chris Rogers   7465     31.0 23.0 22.0 76
27 7793   Brian Cramer   Eric Monroe   7793     28.0 28.0 24.0 80
28 8131   Douglas Schofield   Robert Schofield   8131     22.0 14.0 46.0 [BFD] 82
29 7370   Rob Emmet   Mike Voeltner   7370     34.0 27.0 23.0 84
30 8113   Gunti Weissenberger   Chris Brown   8113     33.0 30.0 27.0 90
31 8080   Nelson Stephenson   Brian Wood   8080     36.0 26.0 29.0 91
32 7640   Arthur Anosov   Peter Carson   7640     29.0 46.0 [DNF] 18.0 93
33 7626   Jim Beatty   Rob Emery   7626     38.0 29.0 26.0 93.0001
34 80   Jock Kohlhas   Cristel Gruenewald   80     35.0 31.0 28.0 94
35 8068   Thierry De La Villehuchet   Dany Ronan   8068     46.0 [DNF] 32.0 20.0 98
36 7471   John Bainton   Brian Sharp   7471     30.0 25.0 46.0 [BFD] 101
37 8024   Bill Culberson   Julian Bingham   8024     32.0 24.0 46.0 [BFD] 102
38 8176   Steven Kelly   Bill Holwesko   8176     20.0 46.0 [DNF] 46.0 [DNS] 112
39 7964   Charles Kohlermann IV   Charles Kohlermann III   7964     46.0 [DNS] 46.0 [DNS] 25.0 117
40 8   Dan Wright   Peter Wright   8     27.0 46.0 [DNF] 46.0 [DNS] 119
41 7911   John Fox   Nancy Fox   7911     46.0 [DNS] 46.0 [DNS] 30.0 122
42 7934   Karl Von Schwarz   Rich Warton   7934     46.0 [DNS] 46.0 [DNS] 31.0 123
43 7999   Tiani Hausen   Taylor Treese   7999     37.0 46.0 [DNF] 46.0 [DNS] 129
44 7567   Davis Buckley   Jim Kubik   7567     46.0 [DNS] 46.0 [DNS] 46.0 [DNS] 138
44 7802   James Freeman   Matthew Freeman   7802     46.0 [DNF] 46.0 [DNS] 46.0 [DNS] 138

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