There’s been plenty of action so far in the 2015 Maine State Championship Series. Our first regatta was in Harpswell where local knowledge and boat handling prevailed as Hank Thorburn edged out Josh Saltmarsh to win the regatta. Stu Nickerson rounded out the top pack.
Harpswell, ME Maine State Championship Regatta #1
Next up in Portland 21 boats showed up to compete for the second regatta of the series. Peter Follansbee expressed his dominance for the second year in a row beating Jamie Carter by 4 points. Josh Saltmarsh recovered well after a rough couple of races to take third.
Portland, ME Maine State Championship Regatta #2
Overall the series is halfway through. Remember to count for the championship, you must sail 3 events. Josh Saltmarsh is currently leading the pack with Stu Nickerson and Hank Thorburn tied for second and third. Cam Lonkoski is not far behind in 4th and Tom Jamieson is currently in 5th. Sailors who have only sailed 1 event and do not show for Manchester will not be eligible for the series, so let’s see a everyone out forin Manchester, Maine.
Overall Maine State Championship Regatta Standings