October 5-6, 2019 – Newport Beach, CA
May 23-26, 2019 / Stockholm, Sweden
Team NHYC, led by skippers Bill Menninger and Doug Rastello, traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to compete in the 2 on 2 Swedish International Team Race Regatta sailed in J/80s.
Crewing for Bill were Michael Menninger, Kayla McComb and Robert Kinney. Doug’s crew was Alex Curtis, Jake La Dow and Bob McDonald.
Final Results – Stockholm International Team Race Regatta 2019
1 Newport Harbor Yacht Club, NHYC, USA
2 Royal Thames Yacht Club, RTYC, GBR
3 Kungliga Svenska Segel Sällskapet, KSSS, SWE
4 New York Yacht Club, NYYC, USA
5 Gamla Stans Yacht Sällskap, GSYS, SWE
Apr 12, 2019 – Apr 14, 2019 / Newport Harbor Yacht Club
Miami, FL / March 3 – 9, 2019
SoCal sailors Eric Doyle and Payson Infelise (SDYC) win the Star Class in a fleet of 64.
Bruce Ayres and Team Monsoon (Mike Buckley, George Pete, Jeff Reynolds and Chelsea Simms) from Newport Beach (NHYC) takes third in the Melges 24 Class.
NHYC hosted the first Class Championship for the Harbor 20 class this past weekend. Two teams from Annapolis flew in, and a team from the Hilton Head Fleet as well as a member of the fleet in Santa Barbara showed up to compete.
There were six qualification races on Friday which split the 30 boat fleet into gold and silver divisions. Then 10 races where run over the next two days, Bill Menninger with Peter Stemler as crew won the gold flight with Brian Bissell in second and Walter Johnson in third. The Silver Fleet was won by Jay Swigart with Bruce Stuart as crew.
Next year the Harbor 20 Class Championships will be held in Annapolis. The winner of next years 2020 Harbor 20 Class Championships will be able to return to Newport Beach for the 2020 US Sailing Championship of Champions which will be held in Harbor 20’s and hosted by Balboa Yacht Club.
October 6-7, 2018 NHYC