Purple Haze, Osprey and Plurabelle took first place honors in their respective Divisions in Breakwater’s 13 race Summer Series. Other awards went to Gossip (2nd place) and Ice-Nine (3rd place) in Division 1; White Lightning (2nd place) and Impromptu (3rd place) in Division 2; and Swans’ Way (2nd place) and Satori (3rd place) in Division 3.
The Fall “Rum” Series of six Wednesday night races got underway in Shelter Island Sound on September 9 with a 6:15 p.m. start. Winds were 15 – 25 knots with higher gusts; the tide was ebbing. In Division 1, Buckaroo (Captain Bruce Tait) took first place. Ice-Nine (Captain Tom Stewart) finished second and Witchli (Captain Fred Stelle) came in third. In Division 2, Osprey (Captain George Martin) finished first. Impromptu (Captain Sean Leary) and Kingfisher (Captain Scott Gaeckle) finished in second and third place respectively. Bellatrix (Captains Camerino, Gaites and Frizell) finished first in Division 3; Plurabelle (Captain Andrea Bourel) finished second and Satori (Captain Peter Dyner) finished in third place.