1988 J/30 North American Championship

 

David Berg of Coral Gables, FL and Coconut Grove Sailing Club were the J/30 North American Champion aboard DIRE WOLF. The annual September event was hosted by the American Yacht Club in Rye, NY. Twenty-two boats sailed five Olympic course races in three days.

J/30's from as far away as Annapolis, MD, Maine and Newport, RI arrived to autumn like days of 10 - 15 knot NW winds on Long Island Sound.

 

The results are shown in the box below.

North American 1988 Standing

Rye, New York American Yacht Club

Owner City/State Boat Race Results Score

1. Berg Miami, FL DIRE WOLF 1 6 6 3 1 16 1/2

2. Rutsch & Aras Chevy Chase, MD BE BOP 11 1 5 4 3 23 3/4

3. Raney & Coleman Wilmington, NC WINDSHADOW 15 7 1 2 2 26 3/4

4. Ingham Northport, NY ANTICIPATION 8 5 8 1 6 27 3/4

5. Jorch Northport, NY STARK TERROR 10 2 2 11 4 29

6. Kelly Larchmont, NY BANDIT 4 3 3 6 15 31

7. Munz & Peterson Sevena Park, MD VIVACIOUS 3 13 12 14 5 47

8. Rivkin New York, NY LIBERTINE 6 10 17 8 7 48

9. Bardelman Sherwood Forest, MD VALHALLA 7 9 9 9 18 52

10. Murphy Warwick, RI BREEZIN 13 4 7 19 10 53

11. Oxnam Scarsdale, NY WHISPER 12 12 4 20 8 56

12. Graves Old Greenwich, CT BABY GRAND 2 8 19 13 20 62

13. McInnis Barrington, RI SAMURAI 17 11 20 5 11 64

14. Noyes .Fairfield, CT LOLA 9 15 14 10 19 67

15. Sherter Waterbury, CT FAT CITY 14 17 10 7 21 69

16. Hegreness Mt. Sinai, NY M & M DSQ 14 11 15 12 75

17. Sheparo Norwalk, CT DOW JONES II 5 19 21 21 9 75

18. Cope Miami, FL WHITE DOLPHIN 20 18 15 16 13 82

19. Dupont Rockland, DE SUMMER 18 21 16 12 16 83

20. Bayer Greenwich, CT TACITURN 21 16 18 18 14 87

21. Rapp Riverside, NJ WOOLEY BEAR 16 22 13 17 22 90