John Shulze's Horizon Wins 2016 ORR West Coast Championship Series – Southern Division
The Offshore Racing Association and the Offshore Racing Rule announce the top 3 finishers of this year's West Coast Championship Series – Southern Division.
By: Offshore Racing Rule
NEWPORT, R.I. - Dec. 16, 2016 - PRLog -- The Offshore Racing Association (ORA) announced the winners of the 2016 Offshore Racing Rule (ORR) West Coast Championship Series – Southern Division. Taking first place was Horizon, a Santa Cruz 50, owned by John Shulze. This incredibly competitive region brought out dozens of racers who vied for top honors. In the end, the awards went to:
· First Place: Horizon – owned by John Shulze
· Second Place: Timeshaver – owned by Viggo Torbensen
· Third Place: Pyewacket – owned by Roy P. Disney
Horizon had an incredible 2016 racing season with many wins, landing them on top in this ORR series. Second place finisher Timeshaver, a J/125 owned by Viggo Torbensen, also had a strong season. Coming in third place was Pyewacket, an Andrews 70 owned by Roy P. Disney.
Races included in the 2016 West Coast Championship Series – Southern division included: San Diego to Puerto Vallarta Race, MEXORC, Island Race, Newport to Ensenada Race, So Cal 300, Santa Barbara to King Harbor, and Long Point Race Week. Each yacht's score for the championship series consisted of points earned during these qualifying events. The San Diego to Puerto Vallarta Race was weighted as two races and the So Cal 300 race was weighted as one and a half races. All other regattas were weighted as one race.
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The Offshore Racing Association (ORA) owns and administers the Offshore Racing Rule (ORR). ORR is intended to be a non-type forming measurement rule that fairly rates properly designed and prepared boats equipped for offshore racing. ORR has the ability to rate Grand Prix Racers against the Racer Cruiser or Cruiser. The VPP technology is the best available worldwide, continually improving as it incorporates systematic research and scientific methods in predicting relative time allowances between boats of different sizes, types and ages to achieve the fairest possible ratings. For more information, visit the ORA and ORR websites.