2012 Gold Cup | Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week
April 19-22
Charleston, S.C. USA

Last Updated : 21 April 2012

The following Melges 24 teams qualify for Corinthian Competition at the 2012 Gold Cup | Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week. The Corinthian Protest Time Limit Expires on Thursday, April 19, 2012. All challenges, questions and inquiries regarding any of the above entries and/or crew shall be sent to the U.S. Melges 24 Class Association.


1. Hoodlum Racing
Sail No. USA-740
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Paul Hulsey 1 USAPH9 MAR 22/14 x
2. Geoff Kimmel 1 USAGK14 MAR 22/14 x
3. Todd Jones 1 USATJ4 MAR 01/14 x
4. Geoff Speelman 1 USAGS28 MAR 30/14 x
5. Austin Colpaert 1 USAAC75 Under 18 x

2. Just Add Water
Sail No. USA-125
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Roger Counihan 1 USARC92 DEC 13/12 x
2. Mike Nicolletti 1 USAMN42 MAR 01/14 x
3. Todd Wilson 1 USATW68 JAN 31/14 x
4. Julie Michael 1 USAJM263 MAR 08/14 x
5. Tiffany Deater 1 USATD80 MAR 28/14 x

3. Party Girl
Sail No. NOR-800
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Jens Wathne 1 NORJW1 MAY 06/13 x
2. Jorgen Wathne 1 NORJW3 JUL 09/12 x
3. Erling Holler 1 NOREH11 APR 08/14 x
4. Doug Nickel 1 USADN2 JUN 10/13 x

4. Zig-Zag
Sail No. USA-625
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Marty Jensen 1 USAMJ15 APR 08/14 x
2. Terry Meyer 1 USATM2 APR 06/14 x
3. John Kunitzer 1 USAJK33 DEC 16/12 x
4. Jeff Cockfield 1 USAJC212 APR 07/14 x

5. Free Betty
Sail No. USA-744
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Steve Kopf 1 USASK23 APR 11/14 x
2. Jeremy Tudor 1 USAJT110 OCT 29/12 x
3. Scott Gregory 1 USASG18 DEC 27/12 x
4. Tom Sawchuk 1 USATS67 NOV 02/13 x

6. Black Dog
Sail No. CAN-121
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Dave Black 1 CANDB22 MAR 15/13 x
2. Paul Dennis 1 CANPD13 MAR 16/13 x
3. Dave Hymers 1 CANDM13 APR 05/14 x
4. Eric Schaefer 1 CANES10 MAR 15/13 x

7. Funtech Racing
Sail No. USA-615
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Charlie Hess 1 USACH6 AUG 30/12 x
2. Greg McCliment 1 USAGM18 APR 12/13 x
3. Thac Nguyen 1 USATN10 APR 23/13 x
4. Tom Murray 1 USATM65 AUG 26/12 x

8. Blue Steel
Sail No. USA-185
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Stephan Schulze 1 USASS56 SEP 28/13 x
2. Sean O'Connor 1 USASO14 MAR 29/14 x
3. Jennifer Zember-McGraw 1 USAJZ25 SEP 27/13 x
4. Stephan Stewart 1 USASS173 FEB 15/14 x
5. Fred Siegert 1 USAFS10 FEB 04/14 x

9. Hot Mess
Sail No. USA-118
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Rob Britts 1 USARB88 SEP 13/13 x
2. Mark Liebel 1 USAML8 SEP 12/13 x
3. John Poulson 1 USAJP162 JAN 28/14 x
4. Alison Deese 1 USAAD73 FEB 28/14 x
5. Jesse Combs 1 USAJC85 FEB 22/14 x

10. Three And On Half Men
Sail No. USA-526
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Steve Suddath 1 USASS136 APR 13/14 x
2. Steve Burke 1 USASB38 JAN 16/12 x
3. Shawn Burke 1 USASB45 MAY 20/12 x
4. Skip Canfield 1 USASC55 MAR 09/14 x

11. Hermes
Sail No. USA-419
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Tony Stanley 1 GBRTS59 APR 16/14 x
2. Bill Harding 1 USABH63 APR 12/14 x
3. Thomas Portays 1 FRATP20 APR 18/14 x
4. Scott Dysart 1 USASD23 NOV 03/13 x

12. Full Tilt
Sail No. USA-444
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Jeffery Ott 1 USAJO59 APR 17/14 x
2. Seth Olsen 1 USASO15 APR 16/14 x
3. Connor Page 1 USACP78 JUN 03/13 x
4. Dan Rennie 1 USADR83 APR 15/14 x
5. Emory Williams 1 USAEW57 APR 17/14 x

13. Balogney Blowout
Sail No. USA-106
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Nate Duer 1 USAND22 MAR 22/15 x
2. Sean Liljegren 1 USASL63 MAR 11/13 x
3. Kendra Porter 1 USAKP34 MAR 15/13 x
4. Lisa Van Dell 1 USALV14 JUN 13/13 x
5. Maridee Smith 1 USAMS216 APR 20/12 x

14. Vapor Trail
Sail No. CAN-346
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1 or 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Marc Steyn 1 CANMS7 APR 15/14 x
2. Greg Semack 1 USAGS88 OCT 11/13 x
3. Nate Alt 1 USANA31 APR 14/14 x
4. Lauren Semack 1 UNDER 18 N/A x

15. Shockwave
Sail No. USA-312
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1, 2, 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Steve Boho 1 USASB116 SEP 13/13 x
2. Chuck Thiesenhusen 1 USACT49 SEP 10/13 x
3. Tory Sorenson 1 USATS132 SEP 19/13 x
4. Catherine Boho 1 USACB148 SEP 20/13 x

16. Das Klein Boot
Sail No. GBR-56
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1, 2, 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Cate Muller 1 USACM8 MAR 29/14 x
2. Marco Caporaso 1 USAMC78 MAY 05/13 x
3. Dustin Domer 1 USADD104 MAY 29/14 x
4. Bryan Hayes 1 USABH65 JUN 08/12 x

17. Sweet As Bro
Sail No. USA-445
2012 USMCA Member : CURRENT
No. Crew Name Group 1, 2, 3 ISAF ID EXP USMCA Accepted
1. (Owner/Helm) Edward Massey 1 USAEM64 APR 11/14 x
2. Travis Maier 1 USATM104 APR 12/14 x
3. Matt Krogstad 1 USAMK67 APR 12/14 x
4. Bethanie Maples 1 NZLBM8 APR 11/14 x

The Corinthian Protest Time Limit Expires on Thursday, April 19, 2012. All challenges, questions and inquiries regarding any of the above entries and/or crew shall be sent to the U.S. Melges 24 Class Association.