2021 Vintage Marblehead Race Results

 

VM#1 Race Saturday, April 24 2021            

-- Steady NW breeze; upper 60s with sunny skies 

-- Eleven heats; no throw-outs given clear water   

-- Traditional (TR 1930-45) VMs = 3; High Flyer (HF 1946-70) VMs = 4

-- Al Fearn, Scorer  

Racing Summary

1. Thom McLaughlin 22 points (5 firsts) 1950 / HF Naskeag #5

2. Rick Laird 28 points (1 first) 1930s / TR Iris #153

3. Chris Hornick 35 points (5 firsts) 1960s / HF Warrior II #70

4. Jack Woods 40 points  (1 first) 1960s / HF UK #948

5. Rick Gates 56 points 1930s / TR War Room #122  

6. Alain Jousse Withdrew* / 1930s TR Cheerio II #049

7. John Snow Withdrew** / 1940s HF Broom Hybrid #34 

 

*   Eight DNSs   **  Nine DNSs  

 

John Snow

VM Fleet Captain 

Marblehead MYC 


 

 

Saturday, 05/08/2021

VM#2 Race Overview           

-- Steady NE breeze w/upper 40s temp and full overcast   

-- Ten Heats using once-around course with single offset   

-- Two High Flyer (HF 1946-70) VMs competed

-- Two Traditional (TR 1930-1945) VMs electronic problems 

-- Al Fearn, Scorer  

Racing Summary

1. Thom McLaughlin 11 points (10 firsts) 1950 / HF Naskeag #5

2. Jack Woods 19 points (single first) / HF UK Design #948

3. DNS Skippers:

--- Rick Laird 1930s / TR Madcap #32

--- Steve White 1930s / TR Cheerio I #14

Note 

VM#3 on June 3; VM#4 "Full Cup" June 26 (w/TR & HF Awards)  

 

 

John Snow

VM Fleet Captain 

Marblehead MYC 

 

VM#3 Race Saturday, June 5, @ Redd's Pond             

-- Steady SW / W wind; mid-80s with sunny skies

-- Once around course with single offset 

-- Twelve Heats scored; one throw-out   

-- Traditional (TR 1930-45) VMs 2; High Flyer (HF 1946-70) VMs 4

-- Al Fearn, Scorer  

Racing Summary

1. Thom McLaughlin 27 points (6 firsts) 1950s/HF Naskeag #5

2. Biff Martin 37 points (3 firsts) 1960s/HF UK 2929 

3. Alain Jousse 42 points (1 first) 1930s /TR Cheerio II #049 

4. Jack Woods 44 points 1960s/HF UK #948 

5. Rick Laird* 48 points (1 first) 1930s TR Madcap #32   

6. Rick Gates 48 points** 1940s (1 first) /HF Broom Mod #6    

* Tiebreaker = 3rd places    ** 3 DNSs by de-masting   

 

John Snow

VM Fleet Captain 

Marblehead MYC 

 

Full VM Cup/VM#4 Race Saturday, June 26, @ Redd's Pond             

-- Steady SW / W wind; mid-80s with sunny skies

-- Once-around-course + offset; 13 heats scored/two throw-outs   

-- Traditional VMs (TR1930-45) 4; High Flyer VMs (HF1946-70) 4

-- Two AMYA Epic Ms invited (HFs) to achieve Ten Entries

-- Perpetual Bill Full VM Cup = TR VM Fleet Winner Rick Laird 

-- Nautical Chart Plaques = "Top Three" Skippers TR & HF Designs 

-- Sue Martin, Scorer; John Snow RD  

 

Fleet Racing Summary

1. Cliff Martin HF 1960s Magic Dragon 19 points (6 firsts); #1040  

2. Herb Dreher HF 1950s Sunwind 22 points (3 firsts); # 96

3. Thom McLaughlin HF 1950s Naskeag 30 points (1 first); #5

4. Rick Laird*  TR 1930s Iris 46 points (1 first); #153

5.  Jim Linville HF Epic M 52 points (1 first); #337 

6. Al Fearn HF Epic M 64 points (1 first); #1672 

7. Alain Jousse TR 1930s Cheerio II 68 points; #049

8. John Storrow TR  1930s Madcap 73 points; #206

9. Rick Gates** HF 1940s Broom Hybrid (Withdrew); #6    

10. Chris Hornick*** TR 1960s Warrior II (Withdrew); #70        

      *Perpetual Full Cup Winner

    **Rudder Servo Breakdown   

   ***Sail Rig Breakdown

 

John Snow

VM Fleet Captain / Marblehead MYC 

978-594-8521 / jsnowj@comcast.net