Top honors for the 2019 Cherry Blossom Regatta in Washington DC would come down to this: the final leg after the final rounding in the final race.
Until then, the fourth annual race might have gone to either of the visiting rivals. Continue reading Ewing Celebrates 2019 Cherry Blossom Win
Scow Fleet Captain Jack Sheehan won the 2019 PRSA fall scow racing series and Scow Race Director Stew Harris won the spring series. The two scow sailors got their names on a plaque at the annual Potomac River Sailing Association soiree, Nov. 15 at the Heavy Seas in Arlington.
The PRSA also awarded Sheehan and Harris with the Nabeel Alsalem Award for fleet development. The scow fleet has grown to six I20s, one M scow and one MC Scow.
Joe and Cole Ewing of Ohio made it two wins in two years, laying claim to the Cherry Blossom 2018 on the Potomac River with bullets in four out of five races. Indian Lake, OH nemesis Brook Patten was close behind, notching one win in race 3, with Jack Sheehan of the Potomac fleet finishing third overall. Continue reading Ewing Wins Cherry Blossom 2018