Eight boats sailed the race, that opened April 29 in a humble southwest breeze that gained voice rapidly, topping out at a steady 15 knots. Two boats were knocked down by strong gusts measuring20 knots at adjacent Reagan National Airport. The swimmers were Jeff Patten’s 20 Something and the Potomac’s Tim Dickson. Sunday was lighter, reaching only 10 knots from the northeast, but with some sharp shifts to the east that pushed over Firewater, with Rick Loheed of St. Mary’s at the helm.
The 2017 spring race series got off to a bang Sunday, April 2 with the Potomac River Inland 20 fleet handling race committee.
Scow dudes Tim Dickson Stew Harris, Rick Loheed and Jack Sheehan planted pins and launched the boats all day long in a NW breeze that start briskly around 7 knots but fizzled by the third race. Continue reading Race Committee is Fun!
The setting was Green Lake, Wisconsin, Sept. 16-18. Nineteen of the fastest Inland 20s vying for top honors. Results and action are here in the video.
Congrats Jeff! Continue reading Cherry Blossom Scow Regatta April 23-24
Check out the photos of an exciting finish as the OSP driven by Tim Dickson and his crew Carl Schaefer edge out Will Fenn and crew Kalif for second place.
It was a terrific way to end the season, with three boats competing in the final four races of 2015. Scow veterans Stew Harris and Tripp Hook took two wins apiece in the 1985 Johnson known as “Youbetcha Buddy.” Continue reading Final Race of 2015