Fifth Race Recap – September 26, 2009

The day started breezy and the winds just continued to build.  The first three races averaged slightly over 15 minutes and we finished with a circumnavigation of the island in 36 minutes!   Ray Hemphill with crew Ron Gebeau and Armando Antonini grabbed first place honors with two firsts, a second, and a third.  Bob Ciferri and crew John Ward continued his drive toward the Club Championship for the year by garnering second place with two firsts, a third, and a forth.   Lou Brown and crew Russ Witzke took third even though they retired at the end of the third race.  Our racing program continues to be a monthly sailing event of interest.   Our thanks go to this week’s race committee Jay and Jane Moyer, Jan Stoner, Carol Clark, and Kristel Adair.  Our last race of the season will be our annual Turkey Race to be held on Saturday, October 31.  Even if you haven’t been racing consider coming out to see what it’s all about- you might even win your Thanksgiving turkey!  This race day consists of one race of five laps around the island.  Have a question? Contact Tom Stoner, Race Chairman 610-678-0683 or