The weather on final day of the Baldwin Cup Team Race really delivered. Wind and sunshine all day upped the pace of the sailing to match the growing competition between the 11 teams. Race Committee even chose to reef the fleet’s sails for the day’s 15 to 20 knot winds. Round Robin 2 ended early […]
For the semi-finals it will be: NHYC Paisley vs Royal Thames Larchmont vs Seawanhaka The winner of each pair will be the first to two wins!
Joel Hanneman of Seawanhaka took a few moments to talk to us about the rising wind and their increasing confidence in the Harbor 20s during Round Robin 2.
In Race 5 of Round Robin 2, NHYC Paisley (currently in 1st) met Royal Thames (currently tied for 2nd). It was a close race with lots of umpire action. The Home Team prevailed though and took the win. Hear about it from Paisley sailors John Whitney and Caleb Silsby: Caleb is right though; with over 40 races […]
This morning started off with typical SoCal slowness, but the racing picked up a bit as the sun came out. After just over 40 races the team from Royal Thames Yacht Club is in first, with tight three way competition for second. Three-time winner New York Yacht Club didn’t have the best of days, and […]
The Baldwin Cup has commenced! With a competitors meeting this morning, racing has started on a lovely Friday afternoon. In what some may think of as typical Newport Beach weather, temperatures are moderate with a marine layer of fog we are still waiting to burn off. Breeze is light and from the south which makes […]
After three days of intense team racing with conditions ranging from glassed off drifting to 25 knot hail storms the team of Doyle, Wells, Enright, Winston, Woodworth, Singer, Hanneman, Roeder from the New York Yacht Club rose to the top of the competition and claimed victory in the 2011 Baldwin Cup Team Racing Regatta. Newport […]
Thanks again to Peter Crawford and North Sails for giving us a video snapshot of day 2 here at Baldwin Cup! baldwin cup day 2 from Baldwin Cup on Vimeo.
Racing is about to start but in the mean time… Enjoy these awesome arial photos thanks to Howie Hamlin and his helicopter, and Jeff Thayer photographer. Don’t miss the rest in our photo gallery!
Going into this morning we had Seattle Yacht Club in the lead, which seemed to persist throughout the day. This morning was daunting for several teams such as Larchmont, Newport Harbor Blue, Southern Yacht Club, and St. Francis who all entered the day with about the same number of wins. Finishing the round robin many […]