Porter’s Full Throttle Wins Melges 24 Key West, Colahan Captures Corinthian Title

25 January 2013

The second day of the five day series at Premiere Racing's 2013 Quantum Key West Race Week has commenced with Alec Cutler's hedgehog leading the competition with an impressive 3-1-2 punch. As the overall leader Cutler hasn't left the podium yet in this competition. 

Close on his heels is Brian Porter sailing Full Throttle who also came up big today with a 2-3-1 finish landing him in second place overall. The two teams have battled throughout the entire competition constantly exchanging the lead and challenging eachother with every move. Another sailor who had a wonderful day on the water is Bora Gulari on West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes with a solid 1-4-4 day earning him third overall spot for day two. 

The Melges 24 Corinthian competition teams made great strides today for the  with the leaders holding strong on the podium. Loren Colahan's Lounge Act remains atop the leader board with Marty Jensen's Zig Zag a close second. Jens Wathne's Party Girl continues to battle in third place for day two.

The Melges 24 fleet will be back in action tomorrow for day three of Key West Race Week to continue sailing towards the coveted trophy. 

1.) Alec Cutler, hedgehog; 2-2-3-1-2=10
2.) Brian Porter, Full Throttle; 7-1-2-3-1=14
3.) Bora Gulari, West Marine Rigging/New England Ropes; 6-4-1-4-4=19
4.)Argyle Campbell, Rock N Roll; 5-8-4-6-3=26
5.) Bruce Ayres, Monsoon; 1-9-10-2-10=32
6.) Loren Colahan, Lounge Act; 3-7-15-7-13=45
7.) Don Wilson, Convexity; 9-12-8-12-5=46
8.) Guy Mossman, Battle Rhythm; 4-11-9-8-15=47
9.) Thomas Ritter, Tramp; 10-5-12-13-7=47
10.) Marty Jensen, Zig Zag;12-3-6-9-20=50