2020 Vintage Marblehead Race Results:

 

04/25/2020

Race #1 Not sailed

 

06/27/2020

Race #2

 

Results:

 

June 27 VM #2 Club Race @ Redd's Pond, Marblehead    

-- Light SW - NW Breeze; Upper 70s Temp; Mix Sun, Clouds & Sprinkles 

-- Ten Heats with no throw-outs; clear pond surface 

-- Traditional (TR) VMs (2) and High Flyer (HF) VMs (3)   

-- RD Al Fearn   

Summary

1. Rick Laird 17 points (7 firsts) / 1930s TR Madcap #32    

2. Rick Gates 29 points (1 first) / 1930s TR Broom Hybrid #2388

3. Biff Martin 32 points (2 firsts) / 1960s HF Soling 50 #6

4. Jack Woods 33 points / 1960s HF UK #948 

5. Alain Jousse 53 points / 1960s HF 110 #049   


Next Activity

-- August 8 Full Cup VM Club Regatta @ Redd's Pond

   ---- 11:45AM Skippers' Meeting / Noon-3:00PM Racing

   

John Snow

VM Fleet Captain 

Marblehead MYC 

978-594-8521

 

August 8, 2020 25th Bill Full Cup VM Regatta @ Redd's Pond, Marblehead        

-- Light and shifty NE - SW sea breeze; 78 temp; and sunny 

-- Skippers meeting: ten heats / no throw-outs; clear pond surface; low water areas noted with course layout   

-- Traditional (1930-46 TR) VMs (2) and High Flyer (1946-70 HF) VMs (2)  

-- RD Al Fearn 

Racing Summary

1. Rick Laird 16 points (6 firsts) / 1930s TR Iris #153

2. Cliff Martin 26 points (2 firsts) / 1960s HF Magic Dragon #1040 * 

3. Jack Woods 26 points (2 first) / 1960s HF UK #948   

4. Rick Gates 32 points / 1930s TR Broom Hybrid #2388 

Remarks: 

* Cliff Martin wins permanent Full VM Cup as low points HF skipper. (2021 Full VM Cup winner will be from TR fleet given annual cup rotation.) 

  --- Jack Woods tied Cliff for HF first place via four places; lost in coin flip. 

  --- Cliff created 10-minute hold; Magic Dragon stuck on low-water rock.  

  --- "Bill Full" VM Cup Regatta 25 Year free magnets still available.   


John Snow

VM Fleet Captain 

Marblehead MYC 

Rick Gates

Rick Laird's "Iris"

Commodore Biff Martin and Race Director/Fleet Captain John Snow

John Snow, Mrs. and Mr. Laird, and Cliff Martin

 

Rick Gates receiving his award

Rick Laird receiving his award

Cliff Martin receiving his award

Cliff Martin about to take charge of the cup for the next year. It should be noted that last year's keeper of the cup (Rick Laird) did an amazing job of restoring the finish and lustre of the award. Thanks Rick

(photos by Jack Woods)

 

 

09/12/2020

VM#4 Make-Up Race: Saturday, Sept 12        

-- Light NE sea breeze, upper 60s temp and sunny skies 

-- Ten heats/two throw-outs; course set to avoid low water areas   

-- Five Skippers: Traditional (TR 1930-46) VMs (3) and High Flyer (HF 1946-70) VMs (2)  

-- RD Al Fearn 

Racing Summary

1. Rick Laird 11 points (3 firsts) / 1930s TR Iris #153

2. Biff Martin 15 points (3 firsts) / 1960s HF UK Design #12 

3. Alain Jousse 19 points (1 first) / 1930s HF Cheerio II #049    

4. Rick Gates 30 points / 1930s TR Broom Hybrid #2388

5. John Snow 34 points (1 First) / 1940s Hubbard Design #34*   

Remarks: 

*VM 34's return to Redd's Pond after seven years.

VM #5 Club Race Saturday, Sept 26: 1:00 - 3:30PM.  


John Snow

VM Fleet Captain 

 

 

09/26/2020

VM#5 Race: Saturday, Sep 26              

-- Light NE sea breeze with upper 60s and sunny skies 

-- Ten heats; no throw-outs due to very light breeze   

-- Skippers: Traditional (TR 1930-46) VMs (3) + High Flyer (HF 1946-70) VM

-- Shared RD duties 

Racing Summary

1. Alain Jousse 20 points (3 firsts) / 1930s TR Cheerio II #049

2. John Snow 21 points (4 firsts) / 1940s HF Hubbard Design #34*

3. Rick Laird 21 points (3 firsts) / 1930s TR Iris #153

4. Rick Gates 39 points / 1930s TR Broom Hybrid #2388

    * Second place = number of firsts

 

Bithell VM Cup Regatta Saturday, Oct 24: 9:00 - 3PM

 --- Entry email by Oct 2 (may have V36 models)

 --- Lunch Break Noon to 1PM;  

--- RD John Snow

(Separate Oct 25 Chowder Race entry on club website) 


John Snow

VM Fleet Captain 

Marblehead MYC 

978-594-8521

jsnowj@comcast.net