Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Hall, Deakin, and Proctor take third overall at Lightning Masters Championship

Here is a short entry that appeared in a recent issue of Scuttlebutt on the conclusion of the Lightning International Masters Championship. The photo is from the Lightning website. congrats to Peter Hall, Jay Deacon, and Ched Proctor on the podium finish!

Malletts Bay Boat Club, Colchester, Vermont - James Crane, from Darien, Connecticut, along with crew Brenda Crane, and Tom Allen Jr., saved the best for last. Going into the last leg of the last race, there were 16 boats between them and the finish line. Crane sailed to the far right corner of the course and passed everyone ahead of them, winning the final race, and with it, the International Lightning Masters Championship by two points over Bill Mauk, from Miami, Florida who finished second with 11 points. Peter Hall from Montreal, Quebec finished third with 15 points.