Sailing News

Sailing News

Sailing news from around the world:

  • Jim Swartz Wins 2009 Melges 32 East Coast Championship: Jim Swartz (Edgartown, Mass.) on USA-007 Q and his 10-Congressional Cup collective-tenure team comprised of Gavin Brady, Chris Larson, Jamie Gale, Ben Beer, Tim Klein, Sarah Callahan and Alex Baittinger are the 2009 Melges 32 East Coast Champions. This is the first major win for Swartz in the Melges 32 Class. “This has been fantastic. We feel incredibly lucky. It came down to the last race, and we had some interesting starts that got our blood pumping. But this team rose to the occasion.” said Swartz.  In second overall was Alex Jackson (Riverside, CT) on USA-174 Leenabarca and in third was John Taylor (Jupiter, Fla.) on USA-1315 Ninkasi.


Stay tuned tomorrow for more sailing news from around the world.

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