Ron Payne Memorial Snipe Ocean Regatta

Fort Lauderdale, May 9, 2015.

The day began gloriously sunny and warm with a light Southwest wind. The fleet towed to the racing area. By 10:30 the wind had switched to the predicted Southeast and was at 7 knots at the 11:00 AM start, building throughout the 5 races to 13 knots by the last race, the races being run flawlessly by Lauderdale Yacht Club. The regatta was won on the last leg of the last race by 6 inches. Tight racing in the ocean in bathing suit weather. Can’t beat that.

Results after 5 races (1 discard)

1. Peter Commette & Megan Place, 11

2. Ernesto Rordriguez & Eduardo Mintzias, 12

3. Augie Diaz & Julia Melton , 14

… full results …

Final Results

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