Buzzards Bay BassAckwards Race Recap
August 3, 2011
Sailors in the 14th Annual BassAckwards Race held out of Kingman Yacht Center in Cataumet, Massachusetts, enjoyed excellent conditions and a lot of fun as they raced from Red Brook Harbor to Cleveland Ledge Light and back.
The race had a field of 48 boats, 44 of which finished. The first 9 boats to finish crossed the line within 5 minutes of each other, making for an exciting finish. On 2 occasions, 4 boats crossed the line within 24 seconds of one another.
- First Place: Eric Wagner, Dark N’ Stormy
- Second Place: Craig Speck, Vigor
- Third Place: Fred Trezise, Freya
Fourth Place: Alan Fougere, Avatar
- Last Place: Jon Hobill, Architeuthis
The new Fatty Knees “Size Doesn’t Matter” Award went to Joint Venture as the first boat under 30′ to finish the race!
A complete list of final results:
The BassAckwards community came through big time for charity this year. Thanks to your silent auction bids, voluntary application contributions and purchases of raffle tickets, we will make donations totaling $1,735 to Bourne Community Boating and the Buzzards Bay Coalition.