Crystal Ball Regatta 2012

The Crystal Sailing Club of Michigan hoisted its 17th annual Crystal Ball Regatta on Sep 8th and 9th, 2012. A late year regatta that drew eight boats from Michigan and Illinois. On Saturday, the sailors found sustained winds of 22 mph and gusts up to 32 mph! Local sailor Freyja Davis found herself in 2nd place at the end of the day with 2nd and 1st place finishes for two of three races. On Sunday, the wind calmed to steady 8-12 mph, providing for a great second day of racing. Throughout the two days, there was close racing throughout the fleet – always someone just a stern or on the lee side.

Frank Gerry won the regatta finishing in 1st in two of the five races. Brian Hawkins came back from a first day DSQ to finish in second. Local sailor, Steve Last, had a strong overall performance to capture 3rd place.

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Crystal Sailing Club
1120 North Shore Drive
Crystal, MI 48818
United States
43° 15' 58.6404" N, 84° 56' 21.4872" W
Regatta Date: 
Saturday, September 8, 2012 - Sunday, September 9, 2012
Race Results: 
PosSailSkipperCrewClubRace 1Race 2Race 3Race 4Race 5Total PointsPos
23288HawkinsHawkinsPortage Yacht Club29/DSQ421182
34979LastHerzlerCrystal Sailng Club14734193
43854WhiteBongiorniPortage Yacht Club46355234
53228WagnerSchymicPortage Yacht Club53583245
61726DavisDavisCrystal Saling Club9/DSQ2167256
71764RajkovichTolerCrystal Sailing Club9/DSQ5846327
83203KopchickKopchickCrystal Sailing Club67678348