The annual end-of-summer Labor Day holiday weekend offshore Vineyard Race was hosted by Stamford Yacht Club. The three races started on time Friday evening, September 2. The three races were:
• Vineyard Race- 238.0nm- Stamford down Long Island Sound, across Rhode Island to Buzzards Bay Light Tower to starboard, back to start/finish leaving Block Island to starboard.
• Seaflower Reef Race- 143.0nm- Stamford to “Seaflower Reef” leaving it to starboard, The Cows red bell 32 to starboard, Nun 2 to starboard, and back to the finish.
• Cornfield Point Race- 116.0nm- Stamford to Cornfield Point Shoal bell 2 to starboard, Lond Sand Shoal Bell 8 to starboard, RG “TE” buoy to starboard, The Cows bell 32 to starboard, and back to finish.
Cornfield Point Race: The shortest race of the three, this race had three divisions. The winning boat in PHRF 1 Doublehanded class was Hamish & Lauren Young’s J/24 JAMALA. They completed the course in 30 hrs 53 min and corrected out to a class win by just 3 minutes.
For more Stamford Yacht Club Vineyard Race information, visit https://yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=15072.