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GREEN OF ST. LUCIA WINS ST. CROIX MATCH RACE

Michael Green of St. Lucia was the overall winner of the St. Croix International Match Race. Two days of match racing action at was condensed into one day of racing on Sunday due to the complete lack of wind on Saturday forcing a reduced schedule.
On Sunday the wind was from the southeast at about 10 knots. The race committee held enough races and round robins to declare a winner. There were 12 round robins, about 15 minutes each, starting at 9 a.m. The second runoff consisted of six races with the top four boats from the round robin competing. The third and final match was three races to determine the top two finishers.
Chase boats, mark boats, and umpire boats were on the water until about 2:30 p.m.
Results were as follows: Michael Green of St. Lucia was the overall winner, Scott Stanton of St. Croix took second and Chris Rosenberg of St. Thomas placed third. St. Croix’s Chris Schreiber was fourth followed by Andrew Waters of BVI tied for fifth with Karl James of Antigua, Fletcher Pitts of St. John tied for sixth place with Frits Bus of St. Maarten. The Race Committee is already planning next year's third annual match racing event.

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Michael Green of St. Lucia was the overall winner of the St. Croix International Match Race. Two days of match racing action at was condensed into one day of racing on Sunday due to the complete lack of wind on Saturday forcing a reduced schedule.
On Sunday the wind was from the southeast at about 10 knots. The race committee held enough races and round robins to declare a winner. There were 12 round robins, about 15 minutes each, starting at 9 a.m. The second runoff consisted of six races with the top four boats from the round robin competing. The third and final match was three races to determine the top two finishers.
Chase boats, mark boats, and umpire boats were on the water until about 2:30 p.m.
Results were as follows: Michael Green of St. Lucia was the overall winner, Scott Stanton of St. Croix took second and Chris Rosenberg of St. Thomas placed third. St. Croix’s Chris Schreiber was fourth followed by Andrew Waters of BVI tied for fifth with Karl James of Antigua, Fletcher Pitts of St. John tied for sixth place with Frits Bus of St. Maarten. The Race Committee is already planning next year's third annual match racing event.