Thursday, June 13, 2019

J/Singlehanders Win Susan Hood Trophy Race

J/109 sailing on Lake Ontario (Port Credit, Ontario)- The 2019 edition of the Susan Hood Trophy Race, presented by, and hosted by Port Credit Yacht Club saw the majority of the fleet get around the race track in a relatively quick 13 to 15 hours for the 30 to 40 footers.  The J/Crews that participated garnered a fair amount of silverware in their various classes.

In the seven-boat IRC Division, Bruce Pierce’s J/122 HOOLIGAN II take the silver, missing their class win by just 12 minutes.

Crushing the PHRF Singlehanded class were Ard Van Leeuwen’s J/112E HIGH TEA and Kim Piller’s J/109 LIVE WIRE, taking the top two spots on the podium!

In the PHRF Racing 1 class, Graham Tom’s J/120 THE CAT CAME BACK took the silver. Then, in PHRF Racing 2 class, Mike Pietz’s J/35 SHORTHANDED won by just over three minutes in a close finish. Also, taking a silver in the PHRF Racing 4 class was Andrew Sharp’s J/92 SWITCH. For more Susan Hood Trophy sailing information Add to Flipboard Magazine.