2023 Sail Salem Pursuit Regatta

Overcoming their handicap, Bump Wilcox, Jud Smith, and Cindy Smith of Boston Yacht Club sailed Africa — a modified Tripp 41 — to a first place finish in the Spinnaker Division. Photo courtesy of JuLee Colella.

2023 JAM (Jib and Main) Division Winners

1st Place: Goldeneye, Peter Engel, Dolphin Yacht Club

2nd Place: Place: Tramontana; Todd Barbera, Eastern Yacht Club

3rd Place: Man of War, Christopher Lubeck, Eastern Yacht Club

2023 Spinnaker Division Winners

1st Place: Africa, Bump Wilcox, Jud & Cindy Smith, Boston Yacht Club

2nd Place: Escape Velocity II, Ben Chigier, Jubilee Yacht Club

3rd. Place: Virgo, Dan Rabin, Jubilee Yacht Club

Each year, details regarding entry and registration are posted on the Boston Yacht Club Website. The entry list and race results for the 2023 Sail Salem Pursuit Regatta are posted on the Clubspot Website.

Thank You, BYC

We at Sail Salem want to thank the Boston Yacht Club for hosting another successful Labor Day Sail Salem Pursuit Regatta, and for your membership’s continued support of our mission: “to leave no kid on the dock.” — Paul V. McLaughlin, President

JuLee Colella and Karen Tenenbaum, of Sail Salem, presented Bump Wilcox with the first place award on the deck at Boston Yacht Club.
Tramontana, skippered by Todd Barbera, Eastern Yacht Club. Photo courtesy of Bruce Durkee.
Todd Barbera, skipper of Tramontana, placed second in the JAM Division—but second place has its perks. Photo courtesy of Patsy Wiswell.
Man of War, skippered by Christopher Lubeck, Eastern Yacht Club.
Tramontina accepting their award. Pictured (left to right): Betsy Mooney White, Heidi Herlihy, Karen Tenenbaum, and JuLee Colella. Photo courtesy of Patsy Kane Wiswell.