January 19, 2012 — For Immediate Release
Another Action Packed Day at Quantum Key West 2012
... One of the most impressive performances of the regatta has come from Groovederci, skippered by Deneen Demourkas of Santa Barbara, Cal., which has won all eight races in Farr 30 class. Phillipe Mourniac is calling tactics for Groovederci, which is coming off a victory at the class world championships and clearly has not lost a beat.
“Felipe did a great job in tricky conditions today. He had a string on the wind and didn’t let go,” Demourkas said.
Winds were nine knots from the north to start the day, increased to 12 at one point then dropped back down. Demourkas said the Division 2 course saw wind shifts of 30 to 40 degrees. She also praised the work of trimmers Darren Jones and Cameron Biehl, who along with bowman Andy Hudson are holdovers from the world championship crew.
“Our boat is set up really well and we just have a few more gears than the other boats,” she said...
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Top Three in Class After Eight Races
1. Groovederci, USA706, Deneen Demourkas - 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, ; 8
2. Theend, USA316, Richard Goransson - 2, 2, 5, 2, 3, 2, 3, 6, ; 25
3. Mummbles, USA704, Brad Kauffman - 4, 4, 2, 3, 2, 3, 4, 5, ; 27
Results Courtesty of Yacht Scoring