IRC Silver in A2N Race for Sjambok


After the 475-mile Annapolis to Newport Race twenty minutes of corrected time separated the top three IRC boats. Michael Brennan and crew sailed his new 45 foot Reichel Pugh Sjambok to first place in both IRC1 and the eighteen-boat IRC fleet with a 16 minute victory over Tom Carroll's J133 Siren Song which was 2nd in IRC1 and in IRC fleet. Third place in IRC1 and in IRC fleet, as well as line honors, went to Stephen Murray in his TP 52 Decision. IRC2 honors went to the USCG J44 Glory skippered by Robert Lally. Another J44, Scott H Dinhofer's Brown-eyed Girl, came in 2nd and Ed Freitag's Beneteau 40.7 Downtime finished 3rd. Thirty-two minutes corrected time separated the first three in