Locals take part in Monhegan boat race

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S-sportsCLOMonhegan-081409.JPGKalitan V, a Pearson 36, skippered by Cape Elizabeth’s Doug Cranshaw, makes its way toward Hussy Sound at the beginning of the 84-mile Manana course during last weekend’s 75th Annual Monhegan Island Race. The Monhegan Island Race is Maine’s oldest and most prestigious offshore sailing competition with three different courses for a variety of boats and types of sailing. Winners of the 129-mile Monhegan course were Ken Colburn from Southport, sailing Apparition a Swan 42′ in Monhegan A Division and Tom Crotty from Freeport, sailing Cailin A Mara, a J120 in Monhegan B Division. Don Logan from Falmouth, won the 70-mile Double Handed Racing Division sailing Keemah, a J105. Kris Jennings from Freeport, won the 84-mile Manana Division sailing his Sabre 34 Milady. Another Sabre named Indian Summer, skippered by Sheridan Carey from Westwood, Mass., won the 70-mile Seguin Island Race for cruising class as well as the Sabre Yachts trophy for best performance by a Sabre class sailboat. Greyhawk, a Peterson 34′ from Keene, N.H., won the Double Handed Cruising Division.