2022 Soling PCC out of San Diego

written by Mark Baker  on  October 17  of  2022 and read by 149

The activity in the US intensifies this week, the PCC event held out of Mission Bay Yacht Club from October 14 to 16 has just finished before the East coast face the North American Championship in the SSA (Annapolis),
THe PCC event had 3 days of racing in the Pacific Ocean, we had 6 boats register for PCC's Chris Snow J24 world Champion and Etchels sailor joined 748.
Day one sea state was flat with current pulling from the south and .5 knots. Wind conditions were 8 to 9 Knots with John Walton 782 in First, Mark Baker 791 in Second and Anthony Imbimbo 748 in Third.
Day two we saw wind from 5 to 6 with lots of shifts. 782 remained in first with 791 and 748 tied for second on 15 points.
Day 3 winds were fresh with 14 to 19 knots. Boat 812 with Claudio Fassardi and his crew Jordi Heguilor and Dave Snodgrass captured two bullets bring them into second place just behind John Walton finishing the regatta with John Walton 1st, Claudio Fassardi Second and Mark Baker 3rd (one point behind second).
Overall it was great sailing in all conditions for the PCC's.