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2014 Thistle Bloody Mary Regatta Recap

Posted by on 2nd Nov 2014

Scott Griffin recaps the 2014 Thistle Bloody Mary Regatta! Dieball Sailing powers 8 of the top 10 finishers!

Congratulations to Steve and Shawn Burke, winners of the 2014 Bloody Mary Regatta.

(Although we weren't sure it was going to be given the forecast, it WAS in fact a SAILING competition.)

Eighteen teams made their way to Western Carolina Sailing Club for the annual Bloody Mary Regatta despite the foreboding forecast of winds around 18 knots and gusting into the 30's for Saturday and light winds with very cold temps on Sunday. Saturday nearly lived up to it's billing, forcing the fleet to remain onshore. However, Sunday brought nice breeze (6 - 13) and lots of sunshine, which helped warm the air enough to get us on the water for an on time start. The race committee did a wonderful job running 3 solid races by 11:30. Then the wind became a bit unstable, but they continued to work hard to give us one more race before the cut-off time.

Thank you to the PRO Camden Simon and his entire race management team. They did a tremendous job and provided great race courses.

I also want to thank Don Read, Denny Griffin, Glenda Swearengen, and Nerissa Griffin for all of their efforts and support in hosting this event.

Most importantly, thank you to all of you who participated. I hope you all had a great time.

Best regards,

Scott Griffin
Bloody Mary Regatta Chair

2014 Bloody Mary Regatta
 
2014 Bloody Mary Regatta
Nov. 1 - 2, 2014
Series Summary
Pl Sail Crew 1 2 3 4 T
1 533 Steve Burke & Shawn Burke 4 1 1 2 8
2 4035 Paul Abdullah & Alex Krumdieck 2 3 2 4 11
3 3997 Scott Griffin, Nerissa Griffin & Don Read 1 6 3 7 17
4 3976 Greg Griffin & Mark Reddaway 5 8 4 5 22
5 4028 Craig Koschalk, Lauren O'Hara & Bill Wiggins 3 5 8 9 25
6 3741 Gavin McCormack & Bob McCormack 6 14 7 3 30
7 3883 David Reddaway & Carol Reddaway 7 12 14 1 34
8 4034 David Van Cleef, Allison Van Cleef & Chris Calhoun 8 4 15 8 35
9 4007 Loy Vaughan & Michael Reddaway 12 2 10 12 36
10 3579 Reid Collins, Mike Kirschner & Justin Cash 9 9 5 13 36
11 3659 Andy Russell & Camden Russell 14 7 6 11 38
12 3841 Brad Russell & Douglas Toney 11 10 12 6 39
13 1915 Sean Adams & Jack Smith 17 13 9 10 49
14 3828 Dan Russell & David Morris 13 15 11 14 53
15 3985 Howard Mendlovitz, Sara Paisner & D Mays Dickey 10 17 13 16 56
16 3818 Jack Mahaney, Nathan Burnham & Dale Newnham 15 11 17 17 60
17 3813 Len Wert, Mike King & Tucker Munday 16 16 16 15 63
18 3998 Jim Roberts & Amy Roberts 19\DNC 19\DNC 19\DNC 19\DNC 76

4 Nov, '14, 09:15

St. Pete Scorer

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