A Windy Day on the Water as Sag Harbor Cup Celebrates 37 Years at Breakwater

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The start of the 37th Annual Sag Harbor Cup on Saturday, with the eventual winner, Gossip, on the right taking an early lead. Ed Gifford photos

The Breakwater Yacht Club hosted the 37th Annual Sag Harbor Cup Regatta on Saturday, June 15, in the waters off Sag Harbor, with a local boat, Gossip, a J109 skippered by Steve and Liam Kenny, winning the overall title as well as the top spinnaker class. Boogie Van, an Express 27 captained by Jody LoCascio, won spinnaker class 2 while Impulse, a Sabre 402 led by Andrew Baris, won the non-spinnaker class. A total of 25 boats finished the race, with some having to withdraw as wind gusts reached 40 mph near Shelter Island.

The event and post-race party at the club on Bay Street in Sag Harbor is held every year as a fundraiser for the club to offer sailing scholarships to local students.

Gossip and its crew, the 2019 Sag Harbor Cup winners.
Boogie Van, which won the second spinnaker division.
Impulse racing on Saturday.

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