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
Josh Amas captured the lead out of the starting scramble, but
suffered a gear failure and was unable to finish the 3-lap race.
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
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
1. George Haselton (44:20)
2. Graham Bambery
3. Mike Bailey (47:29)
4. Mike Matutino (47:31)
6. Josh Amas (DNF)