Riverton Yacht Club
Riverton Yacht Club
 

Club Champions

Note: This list is a special group of sailors. They were all members of Riverton Yacht Club at some time during their lives. All have brought world wide fame to our little pier at the end of Main Street. All are true Corinthians.

Printable List of Champions


World Champions

Finn Star
Paul Van Cleve 1983
Robert Lippincott 1950
John A. MacCausland 2013

International Champions

Comet
Edward Merrill
1938
Bob Seidelmann
1964, 1965
Phillip Sommerville
1940, 1941, 1946, 1952
Dave Oberg
1971, 1976
Jim Merrill
1947, 1948
Jim Lippincott
1977, 1979
Howard Lippincott
1949, 1950, 1954, 1955
John A. MacCausland
1984
Penguin
Gardner Cox
1958, 1960, 1964
John A. MacCausland
2000, 2001, 2003
Mike Hecky 2008    

Western Hemisphere Champions

Star
Robert Lippincott 1953, 1956, 1967 John A. MacCausland 1998

North American Champions

GP-14
John A. MacCausland 1980, 1981, 1982
Comet
Dave Oberg
1986
John A. MacCausland
1982, 1983, 1985
Moth
Jim Greenfield 1960, 1962
Lightning
Bob Seidelmann 1964, 1966
Star
Robert Lippincott
1953
John A. MacCausland
1983, 1984, 1987, 2004, 2008, 2012
Howard Lippincott
1956
   

South American Champion

Star
Jim Lippincott 1976

 


National Champions

College Sloop
Bob Oberg 1993
Comet Junior Nationals
Tom Slook 1984
Duster
John Knight
1946
Peter Mullen
1966
Bob Lunstedt
1947
David Styer III
1969
Frederick Steiner
1948
Robert Martin
1979, 1993, 1994
Marter Carhart
1949, 1950, 1951
Barbara Martin Smyth
1980
Bob Seidelmann
1955, 1956
Greg, Cole, & Brett Maute
2007
Elwood McCord
1957
Greg & Brett Maute 2008
Bob Lippincott, Jr.
1963
Greg & Dean Maute 2012, 2016
John Morton, Jr.
1964
Greg Maute 2013
James Walter
1965, 1968, 1970,
1971, 1972
Greg Maute 2016
GP-14
John A. MacCausland 1980, 1981, 1982
Laser U.S. Single Handed Champion
Patrick Curran 2004
Mariner
Dan Walsh
2009, 2012, 2016 Richard Martin 2005
Allan Crew
1998
Nick Mortgu
1981
Optimist Pram
Patrick Curran 1998, 1999
PHRF
Bob Obert 2007
Pool Penguins
Patrick Curran 2016
Shields
Peter Denton 2007

Canadan National Champion

Star
John A. MacCausland 1999

Midwinter Champions

Comet
Edward Merrill
1939
Jim Lippincott
1977
Howard Lippincott
1952, 1962
John A. MacCausland
1980
Blair Fletcher
1956, 1957, 1958
   
Lightning
Bob Seidelmann
1962, 1963, 1965, 1966
Jim Lippincott
1977
MC Scow
Rob Seidelmann 2010, 2015, 2017

Regional Champions

Mariner Penguin
Dave Oldam
Great Lakes Regatta 1997, 1989 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Mike Hecky Atlantic Coast Regata 2007

Southern Circuit Champions

Lightning
Bob Seidelmann
1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967
Robert Lippincott
1961

Special Events

1931 Transatlantic Race 1972 Olympics Munich
Jim Merrill (crew) — Dorade Donald S. Cohan — Bronze Metal Dragon Class
America’s Cup 1985 -1987
John A. MacCausland (crew) — Stars & Stripes
America’s Cup 1964
Richard Walling (crew) — American Eagle
Annapolis to Newport - 2003
Bob Oberg (overall) — Y2K (Swan 68)