|Detroit NOODs 2006
Brad Boston, sailing hull #200, the first Abbott-built Ultimate 20 to hit the water, took first place in the Ultimate 20 one-design fleet at the Detroit NOODs. While Boston completed the regatta with seven straight bullets, competition among the fleet was very close. Angela Scheibner, from Charlotte NC, and Nancy Duffy, from Windsor, Ontario, took second and third places respectvely.
Tehweather for the regatta was mostly sunny except for a midwest rain storm after retiring on Saturday. Wind ranged from 10-12 knts on Friday; 14 knts dying to below 6knts on Saturday, and a picture-perfect 8-10knts to finish on Sunday.
Complete final results follow.