VX One North American Championship - Doolittle sustains lead on Day 2

VX One North American Championship - Fleet in action
Rob Doolittle continued posting steady scores to take his lead into the final day of the VX One North American Championship, hosted by Rush Creek Yacht Club in Rockwall, TX.

In the 21-boat fleet, The Spaniard has notched all finishes in the top seven, and after dropping the seven, has netted just 24 points in the eight races thus far. Kevin Northrop has also tallied an impressive line and stands just two points back with 26 points. Erich Schloemer’s Animal holds third place with 37 points.

VX One North American Championship - Teams in action

Winds started at 8-10 with some puffs to 12 knots on Lake Ray Hubbard for this second North American Championship of the young VX One Class. It was overcast for much of day with some sun eventually breaking through, and temperatures were pleasant in the low to mid 60s.

David Guggenheim won Saturday’s opening bout, with Andrew York’s Tachyon and David Reich behind him. The Eve/Batchelor team on Flying Finish secured the next victory. The Hickman/Beling squad placed second, and Doolittle third. Doolittle moved up to first in the next contest, trailed by Schloemer and Reich. Northrop collected the day’s final triumph, ahead of Lawrence Frost’s Flash Gordon and Donovan Brennan’s Budgie Smuggler.

Racing concludes Sunday.

VX One North American Championship

2013 VX One North American ChampionshipRush Creek Yacht Club | November 06-10, 2013
 
 VX ONE(21boats) (top)Series Standing - 8 races scored Information is provisional and subject to modificationRegatta results last updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013 3:05:06 PM CDT
Sail  Boat  SkipperYacht Club 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8 TotalPos
125  The Spaniard  Rob Doolittle  Pont.YC  4  4  3  3  [7]  3  1  6  24  1  
148    Kevin Northrop  Pass Christian  [19]  2  2  4  5  7  5  1  26  2  
106  Animal  Erich Schloemer  Rush Creek Yacht Club  3  7  8  1  9  [17]  2  7  37  3  
GBR 149  Flying Finish  David/Nathan Eve/Batchelor  Lake Norman  7  5  [17]  6  8  1  9  4  40  4  
103  David Guggenheim  John/David Potter/Guggenheim  David Guggenheim  9  11  4  8  1  5  [14]  11  49T  5  
131  Budgie Smuggler  Donovan Brennan  New Orleans Yacht Club  6  3  11  [20]  11  8  7  3  49T  6  
128  Flash Gordon  Lawrence Frost  Southern yacht club  12  6  12  7  [18]  9  6  2  54  7  
101  Proto  Timothy Pitts  IYAC  11  9  10  2  13  [16]  4  8  57  8  
124  mos eisley cantina  Phip/Chuck Hallowell/Brown  ida lewis  2  13  [22/DNF]  5  6  11  8  13  58T  9  
135  USA135  David Reich  Mobile Yacht Club  10  [16]  9  13  3  10  3  10  58T  10  
150  VX racing team  Brian Bennett  Bristol YC  1  1  1  12  4  [22/DNF]  22/DNS  22/DNS  63  11  
AUS136  Tachyon  Andrew York  Cruising Yacht Club of Australia  15  14  5  9  2  14  [17]  5  64  12  
110  Team Vela  Rod Favela  Rush Creek Yacht Club  8  12  6  [16]  12  6  15  9  68  13  
145  Flash Rider  Phillip Norris  MBYC  5  15  7  15  15  12  12  [20]  81  14  
007  007  Jim Myers  WHYC  17  8  14  [18]  10  13  10  15  87  15  
108    Brad/Frank Hickman/Beling  OCBC  [18]  17  16  14/ZFP  16  2  16  16  97  16  
140    Thomas Chiginsky  None  14  10  13  11  [20]  19  13  18  98  17  
130  Green Flash  David Woody  RCYC  16  [20]  18  17  14  4  18  12  99  18  
116  Commando  Andrew Walford  St Petersburg Yacht Club  13  18  15  [19]  17  15  11  14  103  19  
158  Water Rat  Mark Witte  SMSA  [20]  19  19  14  19  18  19  19  127  20  
132  Chevere  Cesar Roca  Mobile Yacht Club  [21]  21  20  21  21  20  20  17  140  21