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Vincent Porter I-2 Wins Geneva Spring Regatta

Rank

SailNo

HelmName

R1
5/18

R2
5/18

R3
5/18

R4
5/19

Total

1st

I-2

VINCENT PORTER

8

1

2

6

17

2nd

W-25

LEE ALNES

7

2

4

9

22

3rd

M-10

DAVID STROTHMAN

5

5

1

13

24

4th

I-49

BRIAN PORTER

4

15

7

1

27

5th

V-37

AUGUST BARKOW

12

3

14

2

31

6th

LE-73

JEFF BONANNI

11

12

6

5

34



 
Sailors showed up Sunday morning to a calm lake with patches of wind here and there to tickle the RC just enough that they would go out and check conditions. Finally 45 minutes before the noon deadline the RC announced a warning signal would happen at 11:40. The wind was SE 7-9 mph by the start time and built to 10-14 mph by the finish with one course change as the wind backed some after the first leg. A W5 course was set and leg times were: 8 minutes upwind, 6 downwind, 10 up, 5 down, and 9 up to the finish. It didn’t seem like a short course at all – these boats are just so damn fast!
Brian Porter (I-49) meant business after being LAST around a leeward mark the day before – [I guess that’s what happens when you poke an E-Scow legion in a class news article]. Brian wanted the leeward end and took it with good speed heading for the point where he tacked to port crossing all but ...   More...