Ullman Sails and Beneteau 36.7
Claming top 2 and 7 of top 10Fri, 20th Aug 2010
By Bruce Cooper
Over the course of two weekends, Ullman Sails customers tapped into a winning streak in the Beneteau classes racing on the Great Lakes. At the Youngstown Levels Regatta in New York, Bob Hesse won the 18-boat Beneteau 36.7 fleet, followed by Gary Tisdale in second place. At the end of the event, Ullman Sails claimed seven of the top 10 spots in the 36.7 class! Meanwhile, Tim Kinsella sealed his victory in the Beneteau 40.7 class with John Doyle close behind 2nd place. Of the six races sailed, Ullman Sails customers won four.
The following weekend in Buffalo, NY, Hesse and Tisdale had a repeat performance at the Beneteau 36.7 Great Lakes Championships, July 30-August 1. As part of the 126th Annual LYRA Regatta hosted by Buffalo Yacht Club, Ullman Sails customers won 7 of the 9 total races! John Fromen was one of the competitors who collected a first place.
This article was posted on Fri, 20th Aug 2010