Sailing: Stemler, Loufek win Florida sailing race

February 02, 2001

MIAMI - Newport Harbor Yacht Club members Philip Stemler and

Whitney Loufek took first place at the Orange Bowl International Youth

Regatta Dec. 26-30.

Stemler (Corona del Mar High) and Loufek (Newport Harbor) placed first

in the 61-boat regatta and competed in the Club 420 class. Club 420 is a

two-man high performance dingy used nationally for junior championship



Other locals who participated in the race include Justin Law, Kelsey

Cochran, Ryan Marshall, all from Newport Harbor, as well as CdM's Adrian


Law and Cochran were 13th, while Marshall and Patterson finished in

the top half of the fleet.

The team was coached by Billy Uniack.

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