Bill Gibbs Afterburner catamaran broke the Santa Barbara record, at 5 Hr., 47 Min., averaging over 14 knots! George and Kurt Mayol took first place in the Santa Barbara Race on Exit, their home built Trimaran! All three Trimarans officially participated for the first time in the Point Dume regatta; Bob Zwisslers Shadow Fox took 1st place.
Greg Spurlock & Susan Weekley won first in class at the Tom Collier Inverted Start Charity regatta. Richard Benner & Kurt Mayol represented KHYC at the SCYA Midwinters and US Sailing Alter Trials. Karl Wagner served as SCYA Multihull Coordinator and Art Stevens served as the USSA Chair for Fast & Fun and the Multihull Council.
The fleet added Bennet & Mary Lou Rheingolds Nacra 5.8, Mike & Margaret Nashs Hobie Fox, David Delgados Hobie 14, and Bob & Gretchen Zwisslers F-27 Trimaran.
The KHYC Multihull Fleets first ever Christmas Boat Parade entry, Steve & Brenda Rasaks F-31 Trimaran, won two awards last year! The fleet celebrated the international Summer Sailstice on June 21, taking the kids out for a Family Fun Sail Day on the Rasaks Trimaran.
KHYC Multihull Point Series
Richard Benner & Kurt Mayol 1st
Karl & Sharon/Brett Wagner 2nd
Herman & Herman Jr./Joe Radtke 3rd
Offshore Trimaran Series
George & Kurt Mayol, Exit 1st
Steve Rasak, Three D
Bob Zwissler, Shadow Fox
Ben Konell * 1st
Kim Reed 2nd, Bennet Rheingold 3rd ,
Richard Benner 4th
* After surviving a terrible bike accident; welcome back!
Additional participants: Steve Chacon, Joseph Rait, Mike & Margaret Nash, Jay Hugard, and Mark Hansen. Also sailing: Rudy & Gwen Taube, Jeremy Schuster, Jim Legge, Tom Larson, Jack Manerian, Jack Hanson, Philip Lykins, Ron Schmid, DeCurtises & Bill McDade.
Kurt Mayol received the Crew of the Year award at the KHYC Awards Dinner and Fleet Captain Richard Benner will receive the Leadership award at the fleets Year End Party. Thank you to One Design Chair Bruce Nelson and the entire King Harbor YC Race Management Team!