How was July 2017 on Piseco? The answer, my friends, was blowing in the wind. Lots of entries, including a raft of tough Sunfish competitors, battled and enjoyed winds at or above 15 mph, resulting in some great races, a raft of breakdowns and DNFs by usually reliable racers, and a spate of high overall placings for small planing boats like Peter McIlroy's, David Belleville's, and Michael Belleville's Sunfish and Roy Cooley's featherweight Aero 7.
The first race of the 2017 Summer Season got off to a hard-blowing, 15-mph start, running on Sunday after a Saturday downpour. David Belleville, still hot from his victory in the 2016 Sunfish Cup, was the class of the field on his 'fish, often planing in the rough, wild conditions. Preliminary (seat of the pants) results suggest that David won both races on handicap. Roy Cooley, on his skittish Aero 7, was blazingly fast as well, but a couple tipovers in the first race set hi