Never Alone owned by Paul and Ross Nuechterlein sailed an outstanding series and convincingly won the BOD. They came out on top of the seventeen Cal 25s registered to race over the three day event, Jun-6 through Jun-8.
Day one provided light and variable winds for the racers to contend with. Never Alone dominated with two wins and two seconds. For Day 2, the wind was light to medium and Never Alone continued their winning ways as they took two firsts a second and a fourth. The final day, Day 3, was a blow down and Never Alone placed 7th in the only race of the day. With threatening weather the race committee abandoned the remaining races for the day.
Never Alone’s crew of Paul and Ross, Ron Sherry, Ken Swetka and John Demers consistently demonstrated outstanding boat handling, hull speed and superior tactics.
Target Practice, defending champ, sailed a great series and finished 5 pts behind Never Alone securing a second place and 23 pts in front of Patriot finishing 3rd. Only one pt separated each 3rd, 4th and 5th place finishers, Patriot, holmebrew and Whitefang .
With the end of each day the comradery among the sailors was evident as stories about the day’s racing were shared, analyzed and thoroughly discussed. All participants had a great time on and off the water. Click here to see more …