Loki Wins 2018 North American Championship

The 2018 J/109 North American Championship hosted by Larchmont Yacht Club is now in the record books.  This regatta provided a challenge for all twenty boats with winds across the four days from a drifter to a gale!  David Rosow skippering Loki sailed a spectacular regatta with a score of 40 points over 10 races… and elected to skip the last race.  The overwhelming performance by Loki and the crew put them 22 points ahead of the second place boat.  The Loki crew did show up to be recognized for the award of the 1st place trophy.

1st Place Loki

First Place – Loki

Sailing in second place was John Greifzu, Jr. and the crew from Growth Spurt. They also captured the “Best Corinthian” trophy finishing 7 points ahead of Hamburg.

2nd Place Growth Spurt

Second Place & Best Corinthian – Growth Spurt

New to the class having purchased hull 204 from California this year and sailing in their first J/109 North American Championship was Partnership 3 skippered by David Tortorello.  Partnership 3 finished in third place with a total of 62 points.

3rd Place Partnership 3

Third Place – Partnership 3

Finishing in fourth place was Hamburg, one of two boats from Texas that sailed in the North East this season. Hamburg was skippered by Al Goethe and finished with a total of 69 points.

4th Place Hamburg

Fourth Place – Hamburg

Topping out the podium in fifth place was Rush with a total of 70 points and skippered by long time J/109 stalwart Bill Sweetser.

5th Place Rush

Fifth Place – Rush

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