OZone places 1st again in Joel Ehrlich races

OZone picked up its second straight win Thursday at the Nawiliwili Yacht Club Joel Ehrlich Memorial Rum Race Series, Race No. 3, at Nawiliwili Harbor.

Racing under 10-knot to 15-knot winds out of the northeast, OZone crossed the five-mile course on a 54:02 elapsed sail, correcting to 54:07 PHRF for top honors.

Fast Company rebounded from its last week’s showing to cross second place just a minute back of OZone, stopping the clock on a 55:06 elapsed sail and correcting to 55:11 PHRF.

Papa‘au, an Express 27, filled in the third berth on a 59:15 elapsed sail, correcting to 56:43 PHRF, followed by Bonjolea, dropping from its strong finish last week, to a 58:24 elapsed sail, ahead of Papa‘au, but correcting to 58:13 PHRF for fifth place.

Bonjolea also corrected to 50:02 Club for top honors in that division.

Lelele (58:24 elapsed, 58:13 PHRF), Coyote (1:06:45 elapsed, 1:02:31 PHRF), Mapuana (1:05:48 elapsed, 1:02:37 PHRF), Speedy (12:04:24 elapsed, 1:04:30 PHRF), Malolo (1:11:26 elapsed, 1:11:53 PHRF) and Maeva (1:10:54 elapsed, 1:14:27 PHRF) rounded out the strong fleet showing.

The public is invited to view the series Thursday from the Nawiliwili Harbor jetty wall area when the first flags fly at 5 p.m.

Visit www.nawiliwiliyachtclub.org for more information.


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