Biff Steel of Leland narrowly took the National One-Design World Championship, winning 6 of 10 races held Thu-Sat on Lake Leelanau. The regatta was hosted by the Leland Yacht Club, with visitors from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Texas and Arizona. Guy Donatelli of Akron OH was second and Jolly Booth of Eagle Lake MI placed third.
National One-Design Top Teams: [photo by Adwoa Steel]
Standing: Skippers Eric Tomko (5th, tied); Larry Westfall (crew, 3rd); Biff Steel (1st); Guy Donatelli (2nd); Eric Roberts (4th); Carol Carlton & Fred Rahn (5th, tied)
Seated: Ethan Tomko (crew, 5th); Jolly Booth (3rd); Sara Makielski (crew, 1st); Hailey Donatelli (crew, 2nd); Rachel Roberts (crew, 5th); Guy & Judy Donatelli (crew, 2nd)