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2014 E Blue Chip Regatta 

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 Young Harry Melges IV is Putting on a Display

There are now five races complete for the 2014 Blue Chip regatta and the Harry Melges IV has a perfect score of 5 points.
This is almost unheard of at a Blue Chop regatta and although I don't have official race results from the past - I am pretty sure Bill Allen is the only person to have won 5 races and that was surely more than 20 years ago!
  
We are seeing something special by a special young skipper. Watching Sean's aerial video below (another from Day-1) will give you a glimpse of what we'll be looking at in the Day-2 videos with Harry IV driving both up and down wind at full speed- sorry, you'll have to wait another day.  
 
By the way - it was another epic Blue Chip day of racing with winds in the 20's - and the usual gusty shifty difficult to handle puffs. Some of our most experience and talented skippers bit the dust (isn't that right Tom Burton)

2014 E Blue Chip Regatta - Sean Fidler Day1 Aerial Video

  
              More day-1 aerial video - By Sean fiddler
   
Blue Chip Day 1-vimeo pro

Blue Chip Day 1-vimeo pro
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Jimmy Spithill  now has the complete E-Scow experience, one we all were hoping he'd avoid - having turtled in the 5th race. The large spectator fleet is clearly rooting for him and he has been responding with some great finishes against some of the best sailors in the E-Scow class. 
 
 
 
 

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Mystery Guest is 2013 America's Cup winner Jimmy Spithill (Sailing Resume)
 

For All Your E National Championship Regatta Needs - YachtScoring Web Application

YachtScoring is a complete regatta management tool that we are trying out this year for the first time. It has many features for the participant or spectator which are valuable before, during, and after the regatta.
 
Bruce Golison's Race Committee is committed to post the latest race results from the water so you can get the most recent results. 
 
 

Lake Geneva Spring Regatta - 2014
 

National Class E-Scow Association

The National Class E-Scow Association (NCESA) was founded in 1959 to promote the sport of E-Scow sailing.
 
It exists to serve all regions of the country where E-Scow sailing is pursued. There are four types of membership in the NCESA: Boat Owners, Regular, Associate, and Crew.
 
The NCESA is supported through membership fees. We are also a 501c3 non-profit organization, and donations are tax deductable.
 
E-Scow class Scantling Rules are determined by Boat-Owner members, and require a 2/3 majority vote to pass a change in the rules.
 
We welcome your support and interest - Please visit often for the latest news.

M U S T  S E E  -- 2013 E National Championship Video


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Highlights from the 2013 E Scow National Championship held at Lake Geneva Yacht Club Sept. 6-8. 

84 boats battled it out over 3 days with Kevin Jewett coming out with the victory. 
Watch the Video
Aerial Photos: Jeff Mason
Tracks: Mars Volta - Take the Veil Cerpin Taxt
John Spencer Blues Explosion - Greyhound - Moby Mi


 
 

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Calendar Updates for 2014

The 2014 Calendar is in the process of being updated. Please note the dates and locations are tentative until I get a confirmation from the region/club holding the event. 

I am asking that clubs get back to me before the end of January so that people can have some confidence the calendar is correct after January.

Thank you for your help and support.

 
   

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