Today at the /22 Midwinter Championship, when the winds piped up to 16 to 24 knots, Mike Marshall’s Bad News rose to the top of the twenty-six boat fleet to get the title. With crew Matt Schubert and Mike Nicoletti, the Newport, RI-based helmsman got the win with a 2,1,2 in Sunday’s blusterous 3 races to total twenty net points.
Of the 3 yachts within 1 point of 1st place going into today, Marshall not one of them but the team showed in the conditions in spite of being about seventy pounds under Class crew weight limit. Terry Flynn’s Tejas got the 2nd spot with twenty-two points, and Jeff Todd’s Hot Toddy took 3rd with twenty-four. Read More