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Fall Series 2016

Adam and Jocelyn Cook aboard Rogue, racing in the Fall Series on Saturday, September 17th.  Three races are in the books and one race is left for next weekend. 

Photo by Bill Larkin.



 2016 Season



  • The Town Class Awards Dinner is coming up on Friday, September 30th at the Corinthian Yacht Club.  Be sure to respond to the invitation sent out by email a few weeks ago.  This is a great opportunity for a final get-together and to celebrate the sucesses of the 2016 racing season.
  • Karen Solstad and husband Lars come from behind to win the final race in the Fall Series, and the 2016 sailing season.  Bill Key's finish is good enough to win his second consecutive Fall Series title.
  • Bill Key's Sail Loft takes a commanding lead in the Fall Series after a victory on Saturday, 9/17.  One race is left in the series and the 2016 MTCA racing season.
  • Bart Snow wins Twilight Series 3breaking Peter Maitland's dominance of the Twilight and Sunday series.  See results in the Racing Section.
  • Peter Maitland continues his mastery of the Sunday Series, winning both Series 1 and 2.
  • Bart Snow and Annie B capture MRA Series 3Berit Solstad takes MRA Series 4 on Labor Day weekend in a series shortened to one day because of Hurricane Hermine.
  • Touisset collegiate All-American Tim Fallon wins the 2016 National ChampionshipDefending champs Berit Solstad and Rick Stevens finish second in weekend Nationals regatta in Touisset, RI.  Results here.
  • Berit and Karen Solstad do it again, winning the 2016 NOOD regatta as they did in 2015.  This year they also won the Campbell Bowl for the New England Town Class Championship by posting the best result for Saturday and Sunday's racing.
  • Berit Solstad with help from her sister Karen completely dominate the MRA Series 2, which completed on 7/23.  See the results in the Racing Section.
  • Peter Maitland's steady performances in the Twilight Races bags him the first Twilight Series, and Twilight Series 2 is within his reach with one race left on Tues, July 26th.  See the results in the Racing Section.
  • The David J. Smith trophy will be held this Sunday (June 26) starting at 1:30 PM.  See More.
  • The first race of the year is this Thursday's (June 16) Twilight Race.
  • The 2016 Townie Nationals entry form and race notices are online at the Nationals page. 
  • Final Seminar of the year will be on Tuesday May 31 at the Marblehead Yacht Club --> "Outfitting For the Racer.".  Bart Snow will speak about optimizing your boat for speed and his local knowledge of racing in Marblehead.  This will be a good one to be at, particularly with the sailing season about to start.
  • The Seminar Series is underway with two sessions completed. See the presentation materials of each seminar in the Racing page.