With the completion of the Melges 32 World Championship, the 2012 USA Sailing Series also drew to a close. California’s Steve Howe on Quantum-powered Warpath earned the 2012 Melges 32 USA Sailing Series Championship title. Howe won the Gold Cup Regatta last December and continued to excel throughout the season, ultimately putting him atop of the list of an impressive 44 qualifying teams. Quantum teams took three out of the top five spots in the Series for an impressive season. Congratulations teams!
USA 2012 Melges 32 Sailing Series
1st – Steve Howe, Warpath
3rd – Benjamin Schwartz, Pisces
5th – Ryan DeVos, Volpe
And at the Worlds….
The Melges 32 World Championship was held in Newport, RI last week. Spectators were kept guessing right up until the final race; in the end, Quantum-powered teams took places three through five out of a fleet of 33 boats. Great sailing teams and thanks for the support!
Melges 32 Worlds
3rd – Steve Howe, Warpath
4th – Ben Schwartz, Pisces
5th – Pieter Tasselaar, Bliksem
Full results here: http://www.yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=155
Steve Howe won the Gold Cup Regatta last December and continued to excel throughout the season to win the 2012 M32 Series title. Here, Warpath is shown at Quantum Key West, where the team placed second. Photo by Sara Proctor, Sailfastphoto.com