Strong second leg lifts Haiku to victory

Posted: Friday, July 27, 2007

A dominant second leg by Haiku led to a victory in the Juneau Cup Challenge's Admiralty Cove Rendezvous sailing race last weekend.

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Haiku made up nearly 13 minutes after the Loa'a Nalu captured the first leg of the race on Friday.

The boat Smoke rallied to finish second in the race while the Loa'a Nalu took third, skipper Gerald Gotschall's Commitment placed fourth and the Tuli captured fifth place overall.

Round five of the Juneau Cup Challenge will be the Auke Bay to Funter Bay Rendezvous on July 28-29. This race features a gathering at Funter Bay and prizes.

The 14-race Juneau Cup Challenge runs from May to September.

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