|Herreshoff S-Class of Western Long Island Sound
2013 Recap and Looking Forward to 2014 Season
The 2013 season saw several winners of awards. Bill Riley and team aboard Danae won the
Spring and Fall Season Series, Wynne Simmons won the Crew Trophy, Jeff Whittle won the
Holiday Series aboard Aeolus and Kirsty Scott won the Indian Harbor Classic Yacht Regatta
with Eaglet. Summer Series and fleet honors were won by Sean Park and crew Shane
Parouse, Alex Von Bidder and Bill Garbus aboard Dilemma with second taken by Howard T.
Howard and Bill Simmons on Allegro.
New spinnakers were flown for the first time to glowing reviews. Increased area, bigger
shoulders and new material proved superior to the previous design resulting in better
control and speed. Thank you to Butch Ulmer of UK Sailmakers on City Island for building a
George and Eric Hansen will be back on the line this season aboard Phoenix after a one-year
hiatus, while Bob Mehlich sports a new and improved Kandahar II.