The six-woman crew skippered by Buffalo's Jody Swanson maintained its lead heading into today's final race of the Rolex International Women's Keelboat Championship in Newport, R.I.
In Friday's competitions, Swanson's boat finished first and 15th. Entering today's last events of the 10-race series, Swanson's crew has 27 points to 34 for the crew skippered by Vicki Sodaro of Tiburon, Calif. Points are awarded based on order of finish with the fewest points winning. There are 36 boats in the fleet.
After the 10th race, each team will get to throw out its two worst finishes from the series.