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It's a wrap: Prizegiving held at Port Louis Marina - 2014 RORC Transatlantic Race - Winner: Lupa of London, Jeremy Pilkington's Baltic 78, Lupa of London
L to R: The Minister of Tourism & Civil Aviation, The Honourable Yolande Bain-Horsford, Fred Pilkington, Michael Boyd (RORC Commodore)

The RORC Transatlantic Race Prize Giving was held at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina. Guest of honour was the Honourable Yolanda Bain-Horsford, Minister of Tourism & 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 first 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 exquisite silver 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 & Nick Kingsman Westerhall Rums. After the Prize Giving a succulent barbecue buffet was appreciated by the competitors and invited guests.

Line Honours & Overall Winner: GBR Jeremy Pilkington's Baltic 78, Lupa of London
IRC One - USA Class40 Oakcliff Racing

IRC Two - GBR Nigel Passmore's J/133, Apollo 7

IRC Three - FRA Denis Villotte's JNP 12, Sérénade

RORC Transatlantic Race Minisite: http://rorctransatlantic.rorc.org/

Photo : RORC/Arthur Daniel & Orlando K Romain
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