Brian Kaczor captured the 23-boat Tartan 10 fleet in his boat, Erica. Kaczor has been racing his boat since 2005, but claims his current crew is the best he’s ever had. “Everyone put a ton of work into the boat over the winter, which really made the difference this weekend,” Kaczor says.
Kaczor added that a mix of good tactics, boatspeed, and crewwork made all the difference yesterday. “It was pretty tough because the wind and the waves didn’t match up,” says Kaczor. “We were quick to adjust our sail trim and put the boat where we needed on the racecourse. The race committee did a great job keeping things fair, so hat’s off to them working us through the tough conditions.”