25 Jun 1956 Daily Ind. Jnl. "Debit Nips Gauntlett in Bay Racing Thiller"

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25 Jun 1956 Daily Ind. Jnl. "Debit Nips Gauntlett in Bay Racing Thiller" - of of a CHAMPIONSHIP PLIGHT—Bill Crosby, 5 and...
of of a CHAMPIONSHIP PLIGHT—Bill Crosby, 5 and 4. Debit Nips Gauntlett In Bay Racing Thriller By BETTY FROST Variety marked the Golden Gate Yacht Club’s Regatta yesterday. yesterday. The event which brought the Yacht Racing Association’s Association’s schedule to the halfway halfway point, saw early starters bucking a strong flood tide with little wind on the first leg around Crissy buoy, brisk winds and whitecaps off Angel Island and Sausalito and unexpected unexpected winds from the East off Treasure Island which sent spinnakers collapsing and gave crews a busy time. Pencils will have to be sharpened to determine mid­ season chamjy, as many skippers skippers experienced reversals in the regatta. Only Ken Frost’s Sou'wester in the 210 class and Mui Kwi, Dr. Justin Dorgeloh’s Teak Lady reached the Summer Summer recess undefeated. Perhaps most dramatic of the •one-design races was the Farallone Clipper hassle with Ted Stephen’s Debit victorious after a close fight with Bob Potter on Gauntlett. Aldo Alessio’s Alessio’s Mistress II took third position. position. The saga of the whispering, shifting buoys continued to add a new element to figuring of captains. The Anita Rocks buoy has been returned to her proper position, but sailors say that in the Coast Guard’s maintenance maintenance of the buoys, the Crissy field marker has been replaced quite a distance to the west of its normal position. Among local skippers who distinguished themselves in first place positions were Dr. Nick Pederson’s Mistral in the Hurricane class, Jake Wosser on Ah Sin in* the Star boat contest, John Ford’s Sausalito Yacht Club entry Skylark in the Bird flight, Dr. Harold Rosenblum’s Buoyant Girl in Cruising Club B, Bob Barth’s SFYC entry Valkyrie in Division Division 14, and Max Benkert’s firecrest in Division 15. Bear Class (times)—Oski, 3:42: 10; Cinnamon Bear, 3.44:22; Teddy Bear. 3:44:37. Teak Lady—Mul Kwl, 3:45:31; G. Taigoon, 4:37:27. 210 Class — Sou’wester, 3:37:03; Highland Brigade, 3:45:08; Top Banana. 3:51:19. Junior Clipper—Quickstep, 3:43: 33; Hela II, 3:45:52; Joaquin, 4:14:00. Star Class — Ah Sin, 2:37:17; Music II, 2:49:40; Punkin, 2:59:57. International Class—White Lady, 3:22:38; Norena, 3:22:50; Gypsy, 3:37:46. Treasurs Island — Fandango, 3:35:50; Chantey, 3:52:29; Manana, Manana, 3:57:28. Hurricane — Mistral, 2:36:09; Hanaloa, 2:40:30; Mahalo, 2:44:15. Acorn—Sea Point, 3:20:16: Tu- nami, 3:21:11; Scherzo. 3:21:12. Windward Class — Tempest, 3:39:16; Pagan II, 3:39:33; Koolau, Koolau, 3:42:00. P.I.C. — Picsea, 3:32:06; Angel, 3:34:32; Vandal, 3:45:02. Golden Gate—Teenamo II. 2:42: 40; Bairn, 2:45:09; Fun, 2:46:21. Farallon Clippers Debit, 3:26: 54: Gatintlett, 3:25:59; Mistress II. 3:27:04. Bird — Skylark, 2:32:01: Kittl- wake, 2:33:57; Pollv, 2:38:58. Rhodes 33 — Saint Francis III, 3:09:45; Ah Wahinee, 3:09:46; Satisfaction. Satisfaction. 3:09:54. HANDICAP DIVISIONS Cruising Club A «corrected time) —Orient, 2:51:39; Ocean Queen V, 2:54:29; Java Head, 2:57:44. Cruising Club B—Buovant Girl, 2:45:51; Pari Too, 3:04:31; Sinbad, 3:05:26. Division 9 — Aeolus. 3:15:27; Pinafore II. 3:16:18; Coho, 3:18:44 Division 19 — Falo Me, 3:33:35; Querida, 3:15:19; Cubana. 3:43:20. Division II—Merlin, 2:02:33; Volante, Volante, 2:10:40; Yankee, 2:12:21. Division 14 — Valkyrie, 2:32:43' Curt lass. 2:33:17; Alert. 2:34:56. Division 15—Firecrest, 3:57:12- Mon Ami, 4:02:12; Lucky Bag 4:06:01. Division 17 — Squali, 3:26:38; Skylark, 3:27:23; Norvik, 3:27:53. Month of Prepare

Clipped from Daily Independent Journal25 Jun 1956, MonPage 8

Daily Independent Journal (San Rafael, California)25 Jun 1956, MonPage 8
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