Haselton wins latest “Spring Sunset Series” race

NAWILIWILI – Brisk 15-20 knot trades beckoned and six lasers answered the call

at the sixth race of the Nawiliwili Yacht Club’s “Spring Sunset

Series.”

Josh Amas captured the lead out of the starting scramble, but

suffered a gear failure and was unable to finish the 3-lap race.

George

Haselton capitalized on the young sailor’s misfortune and took the lead,

staving off a strong challenge by Graham Bambery.

Haselton crossed the

finish line a scant 42 seconds ahead of Bambery with the remainder of the fleet

crossing within five minutes despite suffering spills in the blustery

winds.

The final race of this series will be held on Wednesday, May 17

starting at 5 p.m. with a new, 12-race “Summer Sunset Series” kicking off on

Wednesday, June 7.

For more information, contact Sharon Gibson at

742-2512.

Laser Class

1. George Haselton (44:20)

2. Graham Bambery

(45:02)

3. Mike Bailey (47:29)

4. Mike Matutino (47:31)

5. Natalia

Tangalin (49:20)

6. Josh Amas (DNF)

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