Columbus Day Regatta

Safiuillin’s Breeze is first in its class

Breeze, skippered by Valeri Safiuillin, won the “Sons of Italy” trophy for top PHRF-class sailboat in the 2013 Columbus Day Regatta held Oct. 12-13 in Biscayne Bay. Breeze’s corrected time for the two-leg race was 5 hours, 35 minutes, 47 seconds.

A fleet of more than 70 boats competed in 11 classes.

James Green’s Bali Ha’i won the Timothy J. Sullivan Founder’s Trophy for top ARC-class entrant with a corrected time of 4:39:50. Sailors received their awards in ceremonies Saturday at Miami’s Coral Reef Yacht Club.

• More results (class, boat name, skipper, total corrected time): PHRF 2, Susimi, Michael Carrington, 5:38:16; ARC 2, Team Paradise, Daniel Evans, 4:41:10; ARC 3, Wilfredo Paredes, Sun Quest, 5:14:05; ARC 4, Meantime, Timothy Leonard, 5:11:56; MULTIHULL 1, Third Tri, Broad/Scott/Geller, 5:44:34; MULTIHULL 2, Double Triple, Don Balthaser, 5:15:44; GUNKHOLE 1, Unicorn, Michael Peteler, 3:07:34; GUNKHOLE 2, Soldawna, Arthur Auwaerter, 3:53:07; SALM FREEDOM, No boat name, Harry Horgan.

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