Wednesday marked the official start of the season for a handful of area teams. While many of them weren’t in action until Thursday evening, a handful of sports were in play on a cool Wednesday night.
Low winds forced the premature ending of the Commodores’ Cup and the fourth race of the Bluffton Bay Sails Cup regatta last week at the Grand River Sailing Club. That left a two-way tie for first between Schroeder’s Avanti and Smithe’s Job Site at the top of the main and jib fleet. Baneberry…
Late July saw the start of the Bluffton Bay Sails Cup, a three-race regatta that serves as the third of the Grand River Sailing Club’s summer series.
The Grand River Sailing Club celebrated its 40th anniversary of racing on June 10 with the blessing of the fleet. Patty Edwards led the event held in front of the city marina.
After a seven-hour search that covered nearly 47 square miles, the U.S. Coast Guard late Saturday suspended its search for a sailor who went overboard on the first leg of the annual Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.