Cali Young Guns Win North American Championship
College sailors Hayden Stapleton and Rory McClish, both from California took first place in this year's NACR with four firsts, a second, two thirds and one sixth place. They sailed Mike and Brooks Measurs boat, Measures Up #13164. Second place was Craig Lee and Mary Niederberger, followed by Mike and Mardi Gillum. Mike and Erik McCaffrey, from Massachusetts and 2016 NACR Champs took fourth. For a complete list of final results of this year's NACR at beautiful Huntington Lake, CA, click here. More photos will be posted. To view all of them, visit ddmm.SMUGMUG, under 2017 Sailing Photos, the password is NACR2017. Downloads are free. However, if you publish them, please credit with Used with permission Deb Mason-McCaffrey copyright 2017.
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PRESIDENTIAL Fleet FINALS
2017 Perpetual Trophy Award Recipients
|Hans Gottschalk DSA Merit||Given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the Association over a period of time||Mary Niederberger (Sacramento)|
|Treadway Family Tankard||Immediate family team with highest standing in NACR||Craig Lee/Mary Niderberger (Sacramento)|
|Cruising Award||Given in the basis of accounts in the DAY SAILER QUARTERLY for cruising exploits – group or individual||NA|
|Robert Smith Memorial||Young competitor who shows particular racing promise and exemplifies the Corinthian spirit||Nathan Hensinger (Morrow Bay)|
|Rebel Vice President||Regional Vice President who has done the most to promote the class in his or her region||Lee Peterson (Wisconsin)|
|Al Santoriello Memorial||The highest pair of teams based on the standings after the first day’s racing at the NACR||Haydon Stapleton/Rory McClish and Steve Lowry/Butch Michel|
|Robert Radtke Memorial||Team with the greatest age span between skipper and crew at the NACR||Erin & Kevin Flanagan (Ohio)|
|Dolores Bayer “Old Salt” Trophy||Highest placing skipper over 70 at the NACR||Dave Keran (Fresno)|
|Orin Adams Corinthian Spirit||Awarded by the NACR participants to the sailor who they feel best “exemplifies ultimate sportsmanship and the true spirit of our class”||Mary Niederberger (Sacramento)|
|Bottoms Up||Awarded to a team whose boat goes over during the NACR racing||Gregg Miller because of a collision that created a hole in his boat along the post stern. But his duck-taped message said it best: "Oppsie...It's O'tay!"|