Saturday, June 15, 2019

J/70 Loves Delta Ditch Run

J/70 sailing Delta Ditch race (Richmond, CA)- The 29th annual Point Richmond to Stockton Race, known infamously as the “Delta Ditch Run”, is a course of approximately 65.0nm. The start is in San Francisco Bay, between the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge and the Brothers Islands, and the finish line at the Stockton Sailing Club.

A number of J/Teams participated in this fun-loving adventure, a truly awesome, crazy, over-the-top downwind blast going past buoys, islands, and sand bars in an endless “chicane” from start to finish.

In the end, taking the silver in PHRF Light+2 Class and finishing in a time of 7 hrs 27 min 49 secs was Mark Thomas & Peter Cameron’s J/70 KANGAROO JOCKEY. That is a very quick 8.9 kts rhumbline S.O.G. average against a 0.5 to 1.5 kts current!  For more Delta Ditch Run sailing informatio Add to Flipboard Magazine.