The national championship ended up with a 3-peat after a spirited weekend's racing. Helping fill our club to capacity, and racing in the festive atmosphere of Americas Cup and Fleet Week, our guests had a heck of a time.
From the press release:The 2012 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship, hosted by the Corinthian Yacht Club concluded on Sunday with Michael Kiss on Bacio, alongside of tactician Chris Rast and crew Willie McBride winning for a third consecutive time. In second overall, was John Kilroy Jr.'s Samba Pa Ti with Jeremy Wilmot on tactics and Federico Michetti on the bow. Moth sailor Richard Davies with Charlie McKee as tactician and Matt Pistay as crew on Section 16 finished third, Paul Reilly's Red Sky was fourth with Andy Burdick and Sam Rogers, and Russell Lucas on Shimmer with brothers Harry and Hans Melges rounded out the top five.