Chicago Yacht Club’s Verve Cup greets a new one design fleet

This yearÆs Verve Cup, sailed on 3 race courses and featuring 250 boats saw the continued growth of the J109. The Southern Lake Michigan J109 brought 8 boats to the starting line and gained a one design section in the three day event. Beautiful sailing conditions on Lake Michigan gave the J109Æs plenty of competitive racing over 8 races. This yearÆs well earned first place honors went to Bill ZeilerÆs Kiwi. Better yet, Kiwi was credited with winning the overall Verve Cup trophy for all boats. Close behind in the section were Len SiegalÆs Lucky Dubie 2 in second place and Mike ManilaÆs Anteaen.

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