August 3, 2022
J80 action. Photo: Nick Bailey
Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club hosted 30 participating boats for J Fest 22, with one from ABYC and others from clubs all around the lake including RCYC, PDYC, KYC, NYC, MCC, BPYC, OYS, NSC, HYC, BHYC.
Saturday saw each fleet race four times around the pins under sunny skies, with winds up to 22 knots. Unfortunately, dense fog prevailed on Sunday and no races were held. Thank you to the ABYC Race Committee for running the courses.
Congratulations to all the winners!
J 105 – Mandate (RCYC)
J 80 – Sheets & Giggles (PDYC)
PHRF FS 1 – The Cat Came Back (ABYC)
J Fest Cup winner – Mandate (RCYC) with 4 firsts in 4 races J Fest Award winner – Luc d’Aoust, for outstanding volunteer awarded by the Steering Committee
After a day of course racing Saturday, ABYC’s own Weathered Legs welcomed back the boats back for an evening of awards and entertainment. Thank you to Signal Hill Whiskey, Crystal Head Vodka, and Durham County Brewery for providing the sampling stations to hydrate our skippers and crew!