2019 Melges 24 North American Championship - Grand Traverse YC, Traverse City, Michigan, USA

Melges 24 North American Championship in Traverse City, Michigan - August 15-18, 2019, hosted by the Grand Traverse Yacht Club and sailed on the crystal clear fresh waters of West Grand Traverse Bay in Michigan.  This spectacular racing venue and waterfront was hosting one of the most hotly contested platforms in international sailing, the Melges 24.  

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Melges 24 North Americans 2019

 

Weisleder/McMillan Win 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship Titles on Final Wet and Windy Day

Press Release | Results 

PHOTOS by Bill Crawford - Harbor Pictures Company 
GTYC Club RacePractice Race | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

NAC 2019 TracTracJUST PUSH PLAYBACK - SEE THE RACING WITH TRAC TRAC - TracTrac supported the racing in Traverse City, Michigan at the North Americans. Watch the racing all over again at this viewable link

Lucky Dog USA858 - photo Bill Crawford

 

 

Travis Weisleder's Lucky Dog got lucky on the final day of NAC competition. Inclement weather allowed for only one race. Weisleder attacked the shifts, got a top five score to win the Championship. 1st Place, 2019 Melges 24 North American Champions - Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team: Travis Weisleder, Mike Buckley, George Peet, John Bowden and Chewy Sanchez. - © Bill Crawford - Harbor Pictures Company

Sunnyvale CAN151 - photo Bill Crawford

Born and raised on breeze, Canada's Fraser McMillan on Sunnyvale prevailed to win top Corinthian honors at the 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship. 1st Place Corinthian, 2019 Melges 24 North American Corinthian Champions -  Sunnyvale: Fraser McMillan, Aidan Koster, Alexander Levkovskiy, Keegan Moynihan.  - © Bill Crawford - Harbor Pictures Company

TOP TEN RESULTS (FINAL, After Six Races, One Discard)

1.) USA Travis Weisleder, Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team; 2-4-[16]-1-1-4 = 12
2.) CAN Richard Reid, Zingara; 1-2-2-4-4-[7] = 13
3.) USA Kevin Welch/Jeff Madrigali, MiKEY; 13-1-[14]-2-2-1 = 19
4.) USA Jack Jennings, Pied Piper/National Marine; 4-5-8-[22]-5-3 = 25
5.) CAN (C) Fraser McMillan, Sunnyvale; 9-7-[10]-3-3-5 = 27
6.) USA Wes Whitmyer, Slingshot; 16-[23]-6-9-7-2 = 40
7.) USA (C) Mike Dow, Flying Toaster; 7-6-1-[42/RET]-13-14 = 41
8.) USA (C) Marty Jensen, Zig Zag; [21]-16-5-20-6-10 = 57
9.) USA John Shockey, Wombmates Racing; 5-12-3-[26]-12-10 = 58
10.) USA (C) Scot Zimmerman, Bad Idea; 10-14-12-5-[42/RET]-18 = 59
Full Results


TOP FIVE CORINTHIAN RESULTS (PRELIMINARY, After Six Races, One Discard)
1.) CAN Fraser McMillan, Sunnyvale; 9-7-[10]-3-3-5 = 27
2.) USA Mike Dow, Flying Toaster; 7-6-1-[42/RET]-13-14 = 41
3.) USA Marty Jensen, Zig Zag; [21]-16-5-20-6-10 = 57
4.) USA Scot Zimmerman, Bad Idea; 10-14-12-5-[42/RET]-18 = 59
5.) CAN Dan Berezin, Surprise; 23-3-[28]-7-20-11 = 64
Full Corinthian Results

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Melges 24 North Americans 2019
Lucky Dog USA858 - photo Bill Crawford
Sunnyvale CAN151 - photo Bill Crawford
NAC 2019 TracTrac