began with the cocktail party at the home of Gordon and Arlene
Rutkai, which ended fairly early, so that the skippers could get
a good nights sleep.
morning at the skippers meeting, the committee decided that the
boats would sail in a single fleet, all nine boats.
began at 9:30. Jerry Cobley, Rick Gerry, and Baron Bremer all
scoring bullets and battling for the lead. We broke at noon and
had a lunch of Jersey Subs, chips and cookies. After lunch
sailing resumed and we had the opportunity to see a Bald Eagle
go fishing for his lunch, on the second pass he grabbed about a
two-pound bass. Racing was close for the balance of the day.
After sailing was finished for the day, the skippers met at the
Bluffton Ale House for dinner. The food and drink were great
and a good time was had by all.
predicted cloudy and rain for the day Sunday.
At 9:00 it was
sunny and breezy a perfect day the scoring remained close for
the balance of the morning until Jerry narrowly edged Rick
Gerry, with Baron Bremer a close third.
2. Rick Gerry
4. Fran Di
5. Dick Gerry
6. Jim Donahoe
8. Dale Smith
9. Tim Crowley
Hope to see
more skippers next year.