Vela Wins 2024 Bridge Fiasco Race

Mike Zani and team aboard Vela, Graves Constellation #14, won the  2024 Bridge Fiasco race put on by the Twenty Hundred Club on Saturday, May 18th.

1st Place – Vela, Mike Zani
2nd – Mischief, David Schwartz
3rd – Bully Circus, Buster Pike

Full results here:

Starting at the southern tip of Prudence Island, racers the select the rounding order of each of the three major bridges in Narragansett Bay – Newport Bridge, Jamestown Bridge & Mt. Hope Bridge – based upon the tide, wind & weather, competitors, and personal preference.

The race is both a pursuit race and a build your own course race – hence the FIASCO.

See the interview  with Mike Zani from the post-race festivities at The Smoke House in Newport.

Graves Constellation, Vela, sailing downwind on their way to the Newport Bridge.

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