The Around Jamestown Record hosts annual awards party at the IYAC in Newport, Rhode Island on November 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 the perpetual trophy for sailing around Jamestown the fastest with a time of 56 minutes and 33 seconds.

Additional prizes from PredictWind and Team One Newport will be awarded to 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 on October 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 on October 20, 2015.
  • Lloyd Thornburg- Mod 70 – Phaedo3 – 2015 Multihull 32′ and Above Winner & Outright Record Holder.
    • 56 min and 33 sec set on June 27, 2015.

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

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).