Nov 23, 2017
Kevin Brown and Gordon Burt
The LORC Awards Cocktail Party was held Friday November 10th at National Yacht Club, where a small but enthusiastic crowd gathered to enjoy delicious appetizers.
Awards were handed out to the Season Champions which included Jim Wente who sailed Distant Thunder to first place in the PHRF Spinnaker division while Jeffrey Long in Shane Returns took first overall in the Beneteau 36.7 class.
Jim McGuinness of Five-Fifteen with Gordon Burt
Other winners included Ted Bartlewski in Drivers Wanted (Top J24), Trudy Murphy in Feisty winning the J80 division, Terry McLaughlin and Rod Wilmer aboard Mandate who took top honours in the J105 fleet while in IRC winnsersincluced Kevin Brown in Notorious (IRC1), Jim McGuinness in Five-fifteen (IRC2), and Zoo2, sailed by Sandy Steffen and crew won division 3.
IRC also handed out their overall season’s trophies and the top IRC boat in 2017 was Notorious, skippered by Kevin Brown.