International Winners and the Quest for VMG Take Center Stage at N2E 72
ENSENADA, Mexico., April 28, 2019 – The International aspect of the 72nd annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race took on a whole new meaning today when Alive, an Australian-based Reichel Pugh 66, took home the NOSA Trophy for overall best elapsed time, the Amigo Trophy awarded to a first-time skipper and the Lahaina Yacht Club Trophy for best elapsed all PHRF.
Luke Watkins, who accepted the hardware on behalf of skipper Duncan Hine and boat owner Phil Turner, also carved out a chunk of the race board; likely to be the only TSA approved-souvenir of the race. Adding to the international element, the crew were a mix of Australians and New Zealanders with a Dutch navigator and an Italian bowman. READ MORE
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