Uber Alles Wins The Hook Sabotage Takes Line Honors
The 2001 Hook Race started Saturday July 14th in fairly light air. The 197-mile trek up the Western Shore of Lake Michigan, through Death Door and down into Green Bay to Sturgeon Bay provided the racers with a variety of wind conditions. With the majority of the fleet experiencing an unforcasted Northeaster thoughts of finishing early were high on everyone's mind. For all but the race leaders who went through "The Door" early Sunday evening the wind went light.
Sabotage from the South Shore Yacht Club was the first boat across the line with Fiddler, Waukegan Yacht Club and Jazz, South Shore Yacht Club right behind. Sabotage's elapsed time was 33:39:57. Uber Alles from the Racine Yacht Club was took Overall Honors with a corrected time of 28:37:57.
Division winners were:
Division 1: Uber Alles
Division 2: Weatherly
Division 3: Sirocco
Division 4: Frolic-n-Cyn
Division 5: Classy Lady
A total of 63 boats entered representing Yacht Clubs as far away as Michigan participated in the 2001 HOOK Race.
With a half-day to rest, the sailors and their families enjoyed a wonderful evening of good camaraderie and food.
Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club once again out did themselves not only with great food and drink but also with hospitality.
2001 HOOK RACE Racine Yacht Club
Race Date: 14-JUL-2001 Comments: 18th ANNUAL HOOK RACE
** DIV 1 **
1) Uber Alles; 2) Fiddler; 3) Sabotage; 4) Jazz; 5) Legacy; 6) Zippy; 7) Timberwolf; 8) Engarde; 9) Houqua; 10) Oasis; 11) Sandpiper; 12) Meredith Lee DSQ 14) Looney Tunes; DNC Bodacious
** DIV 2 **
1) Weatherl; 2) Escape; 3) Paradox; 4) FasTen; 5) Nomad; 6) Kahuna; 7) Chautauqua; 8) Speculator; 9) Intuition; 10) Flight; 11) Probe ; DNF 14 Pair A Loafers ; DNF 14 Kristin Marie ; DNC SEA-U
** DIV 3 **
1) Sirocco; 2) Island Time; 3) Seaquel; 4) Ruffian; 5) Penny Express; 6) Songline; 7) Passage North; 8) Windquest; 9) Mistral; 10) Panacea; DNF 13) Beaumaris; DNF 13) Windigo lll
** DIV 4 **
1) Frolic n Cyn; 2) Zephyr; 3) Blue-J; 4) Star Ship; 5) Split Decision; 6) Chaos; 7) Caravel; 8) Rainbow; 9) New Adventure; 10) Chaika; DNC Kinky II
** DIV 5 **
1) Classy Lady; 2) Summertime; 4) Wind Dancer; 5) Second Youth ; 6) Pegasus; 7) Rainbow; 8) Sleeping Bear; 9) Sloopy II; 10) Full Tilt; 11) Solsken; DNF 13) Bobtail
Results Questions? Contact: Gene Hermansen 262.554.5202