44 Results for author: David Branning

Don Barker Wins First Region II Championship and the Jim Karr Trophy

Chestertown, Maryland's, Don Barker, grabbed the Region II Championship at Tred Avon Yacht Club in Oxford, Maryland on October 27th.  The Oxford Fleet presented a perpetual trophy in honor of Jim Karr, who brought the first RC Laser fleet to the Mid-Atlantic area. The trophy will be the Jim Karr RC Laser Region II ... More

2012 SE Regional Championship

Fourteen intrepid skippers including four from Oxford, MD and one from Virginia Beach, VA ventured out for Triangle Model Yacht Club’s Hot Dog Regatta, the first RC Laser Southeastern Regional Championship, in Raleigh, NC. In fact, this was the first Regional Championship for RC Lasers outside of the Mid-Atlantic ... More

2012 Rock Hall Regatta Results

Rock Hall Yacht Club, site of the 2011 RC Laser North American Championship, hosted another great RC Laser Regatta on September 15th. Fifteen skippers answered the call for a day of odds and evens scoring in B sail conditions. Later in the day the last two heats were sailed with A sails, easily handling the dying breezes. ... More

RACE REPORT: 2012 RC Laser NA Championship

Race Report by: Dave Branning, NA Class Secretary The 2012 edition of the RC Laser North American Championship was a huge success. Defending champion, Jon Elmaleh, proved his mettel as he survived fluky Sunday wind conditions to hold off Oxford’s consistent Don Barker and two finishing bullets from former ... More