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2019 Melges 24 Worlds Recap: An Interview with Richard Reid from Zingara

Team Zingara – Scott Nixon (tactician), Ben Lam (kite trimmer), Billy Gooderham (boat captain and bow), Richard Reid (helm) – recently competed in the 2019 Melges 24 Worlds in Italy. Richard Reid recently took a few moments to answer our burning questions about the regatta and what it takes to succeed at the world level. Enjoy!  _________________ 1) Give us a bit of background on the 2019 Melges 24 Worlds…

“Jaws” snaps up the 2019 Canadian Nationals title in style!

September 22, 2019, Tecumseh, Ontario. The final day of the 2019 Canadian Nationals was all about the team USA-775 “Jaws” from Lake Lanier Yacht Club with Roger Counihan on helm. With the wind in 12 – 20 knots range “Jaws” won the two first races of the day and were even with Jim Pearson’s CAN-737 “Slippery” going into the final race. They nailed it as well with another 1st place…

2019 Canadians, Day Two

September 21, 2019, Tecumseh, Ontario. Day two  of the 2019 Canadian Nationals was raced in the wind ranged from 6 to 14 knots under the sunny skies of Lake St.Clair. The Class newcomer, local sailor  Jim Pearson skippering CAN-737 “Slippery” had a great day posting 4, 3, 3 and 1st finishes and extended his overall lead. Following closely with just 3 points behind after the worst race discard is Roger…