18 Oct 1956 Daily Ind Jnl "Local Salts Dominate Final Small Boat Racing Association Standings"
THE MARIN LOG ________By BETTY FROST, 1-J Yachting Editor Local Salts Dominate Final Small Boat Racing Association Standings Official results of the 1956 Yacht Racing Association Season have been announced by recorder Donald L. Seaton. The tabulations show many Marin county salts in the winner s columns. * Tim Moseley's Orient was a stand-out victor in the glamorous Cruising Club A; Dr. Harold Rosenblum of Sausalito scored top place in Cruising Club B with the performance of Buoyant Girl; Corinthian Yacht Club’s Jim Hurst brought the Lady Carol in ahead in Division 9; Arthur Bulfinch; Cubana won Division 10, San Francisco Yacht Club’s Marybeth, skippered by Bill Fisher, took Division 11 in close competition; Corinthian Y.C.’s Bob Van Blaircom took Division 14 on Ballerina, and San Francisco YC; Max Benkert brought Firecrest in for the season’s championship in Division 15. It would be hard to find a closer competition than the Farallone Clipper class battle with Bob Potter sailing Gauntlett to a season standing tie with Theo Stephens’ Debit.1 Potter, of Corinthian and Mill j Valley, emerged the champ after the season’s records were examined and the Gauntlett's times provided a margin of advantage. A strong contender in this class was Aldo Alessio’s Mistress II, another Corinthian entry, which finished three points behind the leaders. One design classes found San Francisco Yacht Club director Chris Gasparich leading the Windward fleet in another tight season, Bob White of Sausalito brought Satisfaction in ahead of the Rhodes 33 fleet, and John Ford’s Sausalito Yacht Club contestant, Skylark, swept the Bird fleet. San Francisco Yacht Club scored again wTith Jake Wosser’s Ah Sin taking the Star boat championship and Ken Frost bringing So’wester in a leader oft he 210 class. Other season winners include the Mataragos brothers* PICSEA in the PIC class, David Boynton’s Djinn in tha Acorn class, H. D. Trask’s Hoyden in the Hurricane class. Lon Flagg’s Impulse II in the Golden Gate class, Lawrence Grinnell’s Quickstep in the Junior Clipper class, Lon Price’s Norena in the International One Design class, Dr. Justin Dorgeloh’s Mui Kwi in the Teak Lady class, David Giosso’s Ninna in the Treasure Island class and John Scarborough’s Trigger in the pouplar Bear class. FREE-TICKET COUPON Two for Price of One! This coupon (food for 1 FREE admission to 4th annual North- trn California Do - It - Youraelf Show Oct. 18-2«, when presented at Box Office and accompanied by one paid adult admission. Show hours: 1-10:30 P.M. dally, except Mon., Tues., Wed., 5:3010:30 P.M. Admission: Adults 90c, Children under 12, 30c, under 6 free. Oakland Exposition Building, 10th and Fallon Sts. See the Independent-Journal special DO-IT-YOURSELF SECTION in thi* Saturday’s Marin Magazine