RORC Transatlantic Race Prizegiving

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Fred Pilkington is presented with the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy - Photo RORC/Arthur Daniel and Orlando K RomainThe RORC Transatlantic Race Prizegiving was held at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina. Guest of honour was the Honourable Yolanda Bain-Horsford, Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation of Grenada. Newly elected RORC Commodore Michael Boyd opened proceeding by thanking the Government of Grenada, Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Puerto Calero Marina and Westerhall Rums for their generous support. Jeremy Pilkington's Baltic 78, Lupa of London, was announced as the winner of the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy with the best elapsed time under IRC.

Class winners received an engraved crystal decanter and all competitors present received a special edition bottle of Westerhall Plantation Rum with the insignia of the RORC Transatlantic Race.

Andrew McIrvine, RORC Admiral & Secretary General of the International Maxi Association (IMA), presented the IMA Line Honours Trophy and the best IMA Members' Plaque to Fred Pilkington of Lupa of London.

Distinguished guests included: Nikoyan Roberts - Grenada Tourism Authority, RORC Chief Executive - Edward Warden Owen, Glynn Thomas - Camper & Nicholsons Marinas and Graham Williams and Nick Kingsman - Westerhall Rums.

After the prizegiving a succulent barbecue buffet was appreciated by the competitors and invited guests.

Pictures from the Prizegiving can be found here