Manteo’s 15th annual One-Design regatta, which took place Saturday, July 29. The regatta was hosted by the Roanoke Island Maritime Museum and sponsored by the Town of Manteo, SailNC and The Front Porch Café.
The largest fleet was the Topaz UNO, with 11 boats. The Topaz UNO is sailed with a two-person crew. The class is limited to ages 8-16.
First place went to Olivia Thorn of Greenville, North Carolina and Emmie James of Oriental, North Carolina.
Second Place was Robert Peters of Southern Shores and Dylan Johnson of Kill Devil Hills;
Third place was Joseph Morgan of Kill Devil Hills and Michael Peters of Southern Shores.
The Optimist fleet, also open to ages 8-16, had five boats sailing. Maddie Game from New Bern, North Carolina, took 1st place;
Second place was Herman Hall of Kill Devil Hills;
Third place was Adrian Austin of Kill Devil Hills.
The Sunfish class, which is open to all ages, had three boats sailing.
Kill Devil Hills resident Paul Manning won 1st place;
Second place was Drew Davey of Edenton, North Carolina;
Third place was Otto DeFries of White Hall, Maryland.
The 420 fleet had four boats. The 420 is sailed with a two-person crew. First place was Towns Manning of Kill Devil Hills and Christopher Beasley of Wanchese; 2nd place was Toby Fleckenstein and Jack Cook of Manteo; 3rd place was Manteo resident Amanda Hernley and Ellie Schroder of Nags Head.
The event, which took place in Shallowbag Bay, signals the end of the Outer Banks Community Sailing Program’s summer youth sailing camps.