Sunday, June 8, 2014

J/35 JAEGER Leads Susan Hood Trophy Race

J/109 and J/35 sail Susan Hood Trophy race (Mississauga, Ontario)- Ninety-two boats took off from the starting line on Friday, May 30th not knowing what to expect in their annual “triangle” race on western Lake Ontario.  Eleven J/Teams were sailing in the fleet across various classes and one of them had a fabulous performance!  After fighting all night long to grow their lead, the J/35 JAEGER, skippered by Leszek Siek, took top honors in the IRC 3 Class.

Over in IRC 2 Class, a past winner of the race, Murray Gainer’s J/109 LIVELY, managed to secure a podium finish with a third overall.

The PHRF-LO Flying Sails I class saw Mike Pietz’s J/35 SHORTHANDED PCYC team from Brampton take 4th in class and the J/109 BLUE STREAK helmed by Bob Eckersley took 7th.   For more Susan Hood Trophy Race sailing information