Surprise! Canada’s Berezin Crowned 2019 North American Championship Series Champ, Rozelle Captures Corinthian Title
November 6, 2019 - IM24CA - With the 2019 North American Championship Series in the books, a Series which included three events, attracting 73 teams from around the world to participate has crowned Canada’s Dan Berezin at the helm of Surprise the overall winner. Running one short point behind to finish second overall was Scot Zimmerman’s Bad Idea. Berezin and Zimmerman attended all three NAC events. Recently awarded 2019 North American Champion Travis Weisleder’s Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team completed the podium.
In the all-amateur division, Fred Rozelle’s Rustler finished the season in first, followed by Robert Wigny with Kevin Brown at the helm of Notorious in second, and 2019 Canadian National Champion (Open and Corinthian) Roger Counihan on Jaws is third.
The 2019 NAC Series winners are as follows:
NAC Event No. 1: 2019 U.S. National Championship
Hosted by the Fairhope Yacht Club in Fairhope, Alabama
Open: (USA) Michael Goldfarb, Warcanoe
Corinthian: (USA) Steve Suddath, 3 ½ Men
NAC Event No. 2: 2019 North American Championship
Hosted by the Grand Traverse Yacht Club in Traverse City, Michigan
Open: (USA) Travis Weisleder, Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team
Corinthian: (CAN) Fraser McMillan, Sunnyvale
NAC Event No. 3: 2019 Canadian National Championship
Hosted by the South Port Sailing Club in Tecumseh, Ontario Canada
Open & Corinthian: (USA) Roger Counihan, Jaws
TOP TEN RESULTS (FINAL - After Three Events)
1.) (CAN) Dan Berezin, Surprise = 266 pts.
2.) (USA) Scot Zimmerman, Bad Idea = 265 pts.
3.) (USA) Travis Weisleder, Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team = 199 pts.
4.) (CAN) Richard Reid, Zingara = 194 pts.
5.) (USA) Kevin Welch/Jeff Madrigali, MiKEY = 194 pts.
6.) (USA) John Shockey/Kevin Shockey, Wombmates Racing = 192 pts.
7.) (USA) Wes Whitmyer, Slingshot = 187 pts.
8.) (USA) (Corinthian) Fred Rozelle, Rustler = 182 pts.
9.) (CAN) (Corinthian) Robert Wigney/Kevin Brown, Notorious = 178 pts.
10.) (CAN) Mike Gozzard, Rush = 176 pts.
TOP TEN CORINTHIAN RESULTS (FINAL - After Three Events)
1.) (USA) Fred Rozelle, Rustler = 182 pts.
2.) (CAN) Robert Wigney/Kevin Brown, Notorious = 178 pts.
3.) (USA) Roger Counihan, Jaws = 100 pts.
4.) (CAN) Fraser McMillan, Sunnyvale = 96 pts.
5.) (USA) Mike Dow, Flying Toaster = 93 pts.
6.) (USA) Marty Jensen, Zig Zag = 92 pts.
7.) (CAN) John Marentette, Spitfire = 91 pts.
8.) (USA) Lee Eikel, Last Call = 88 pts.
9.) (USA) Steve Pirie, RUMbunctious = 88 pts.
10.) (USA) Megan Ratliff, Decorum = 87 pts.