Thursday, August 5, 2010

Hank Thorburn wins regatta #1 for 2010 Maine Championship

From Mike Gaffney:

A few newcomers joined the Thomaston and Cobbosseecontee regulars for the first Striper Cup regatta on Robinhood Cove in Georgetown. Hank Thorburn moved from Mass. to his family farm in Harpswell last year and looks forward to doing the rest of the Championship of Maine series as well as frostbiting in Tommytown. Gary Orkney drove up from Stonington CT for this regatta and some biking in Acadia. Roger Howell (Brunswick) brought along his buddy the FedEx guy Mark Stafiej (Phippsburg), and Alex Cogburn (Bath and Castine) tried his hand at Lasering for the first time.

7 Races were held in light and shifty SSE winds just north of Birch Island on Robinhood Cove. With one throw‐out the results follow:

1 Hank Thorburn Harpswell 5 ‐3‐1‐1‐1‐3‐1 10
2 Gary Orkney Stonington CT 2‐4‐3‐2‐5‐2‐2 15
3 Syd Sewall Hallowell 8‐5‐2‐3‐3‐1‐3 17
4 Fred Boursier Warren 1‐1‐4‐6‐2‐6‐4 18
5 Tom Jamieson Belfast 3‐2‐6‐4‐7‐4‐8 26
6 Mark Gaffney Thomaston 6‐9‐8‐7‐4‐5‐5 35
7 Roger Howell Brunswick 7‐7‐5‐5‐6‐7‐11 37
8 Philippe Guillerm Rockland 4‐6‐7‐8‐9‐9‐7 41
9 Chris Biggart Thomaston 9‐8‐9‐9‐11‐8‐6 49
10 Scott Bennington Litchfield 10‐11‐10‐11‐10‐11‐10 62
11 Mark Stafiej Phippsburg 11‐10‐12‐12‐12‐10‐9 64
12 Alex Cogburn Bath 12‐12‐11‐10‐8‐12‐12 65

Much thanks to Noon Weiss for catering, and Tyson Weiss of Fish in the Garden for the cool trophies.

Mike Gaffney