The Around Jamestown Record hostsannual awards party at the IYAC in Newport, Rhode Island onNovember 14, 2015 from 4pm-7pm!

Saturday, November 14 at the IYAC in Newport, the Around Jamestown Record awards for 2015 will be handed out. For the third year running, there’s a new outright record holder, secured by the MOD-70, Phaedo 3. Skipper Lloyd Thornburg will be on hand to accept his weight in Mount Gay Rum along with theperpetual trophy for sailing around Jamestown the fastest with atime of56 minutes and 33 seconds.

Additional prizes from PredictWind and Team One Newport will be awardedto the participants who attained a 2015 record in one of the Around Jamestown Record annual divisions.

  • Jason Carroll- GC32 – Argo – 2015 Award Winner in the Kiteboarding and All Foiling Craft Division.
    • 59 min and 22 sec set onOctober 28, 2015.
  • Carl Funk and Jan Majer- HT18– KWYJIBoat – 2015 Award Winner in the Multihill under 32′ Division.
    • 1 hour, 46 min and 13 sec set onOctober 20, 2015.
  • Lloyd Thornburg- Mod 70 – Phaedo3 – 2015 Multihull 32′ and Above Winner & Outright Record Holder.
    • 56 min and 33 sec set onJune27, 2015.

For all attendees, there will be additional prizes and of course plenty of Mount Gay Rum specials.

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