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Morgan Kiss Recognized as Top Woman College Sailor

Newport, RI (May 28, 2015) – The Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year was announced during an awards presentation at the Sail Newport Sailing Center, hosted by Salve Regina University, after racing at the College Sperry Women’s National Championship. The college finalists this year were Erika Reineke (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), Boston College ’16 and Morgan […]

Melges Rocks in Miami

Melges Rocks Regatta     March 12 – 14    Miami, Florida Thirty three Melges 20’s assembled in Miami for the Melges Rocks Regatta. The Coconut Grove Sailing Club hosted the event and went all out to help manage things on and off shore. Biscayne Bay served up near perfect conditions with a constant East […]

2015 St. Pete NOODs

February 13 – 15      St. Petersburg, Florida The St. Pete National Offshore One Design regatta was held over Valentine’s Day weekend. One hundred thirty three boats in nine classes battled for three days in winds that averaged between ten and fifteen knots. Friday was challenging racing with forty degree shifts. Saturday, tacticians earned […]

Melges 20 Miami Winter Series

Miami, Florida       February 6, 7, and 8 Round two of the Melges 20 Winter Series saw two windy, shifty days followed by one perfect day for 37 crews to enjoy as they battled their way through 8 races. Four of those teams were from Macatawa Bay Yacht Club, on Bacio, Heartbreaker, Peshmerga […]

Key West Race Week 2015

January 19, 2015 Key West, Florida Macatawa Bay Yacht Club is represented this year at Key West Race Week by Brad Faber’s Utah, Dalton DeVos’s Delta, Bob Hughes’s Heartbreaker and Doug Devos’s Volpe. There are 140 boats at Key West on three different courses for the five day event. Racing concludes on Saturday with awards […]

Melges 20 Miami Winter Series Act One

Miami, Florida December 12 – 14 Macatawa Bay Yacht Club was well represented at the Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series. Act One of the series saw thirty one teams from around the world compete. Conditions on days one and two saw fluky, unpredictable winds with many changes in direction making for challenging racing. Day three […]

Melges 32 World Championships

December 7, 2014 The Melges 32 World Championships were held December 3 – 7 in Miami, Florida. Volpe was there with Ryan DeVos at the helm and Dalton DeVos driving Delta for five days of intense racing against a very strong fleet of racers from around the world. Seventeen boats were on the start line representing nine […]

VX One Report from Sarasota

While many may believe that the sailing season is over, we had two boats representing Macatawa in Sarasota, Florida November 21 – 23 for the first of three VX One Winter Series events. Michael, Christina and Anthony Norris ended up on top of the leader board with 19 points while myself, Josh and Louis Padnos […]

Yale Finishes Season at #1

November 14, 2014 New Haven, Connecticut Yale finishes the coed racing season ranked number one with the help of Morgan and Mitchell Kiss. The Bulldogs have consistently been at the top of the standings and are looking forward to a successful 2015. Great work Morgan and Mitchell!   photo by Zeenat Mansoor  

ICSA Match Race Championships

November 14 – 16, Oyster Bay, New York The 2014 Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association’s match racing championships were hosted by Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club on November 14 – 16. The top ten college sailing teams were there. Alex Post and his Georgetown crew worked their way into the finals with South Florida for a very tough […]