Category: PHRF

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We Survived – Some Boats Didn’t…..

Vento Solare entered the final JYC summer series race with a third place standing.  Weather at the start had winds 8-12 out of the West. It looked like a beautiful night for the race with the potential for some thunderstorms later in the evening.  The crew consisted of Roland on the bow, Eric at mast …

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Ida Lewis Distance Race Podium Finish

Vento Solare placed 3rd in the Aloha Class (PHRF 55+) with an elapsed time of 5:07:40 (corrected time 5:19:58) using the J/109 One Design PHRF 75 rating. The 2020 Ida Lewis Distance Race was a little different this year. Covid-19 precautions had the organizing committee provide a format with a 33 nm course around Conanicut …

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Vento Solare Sets Around Aquidneck Island Challenge Record

Vento Solare sailed the Twenty Hundred Club Around Aquidneck Island Challenge on Sunday 21 October and set a new record for non-spinnaker at 4 hours 37 minutes 35 seconds (corrected to 3 hours 47 minutes 27 seconds for PHRF 94).  Previously we set the record in 2017 with a corrected time of  4 hours 20 …

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