Order Complete at Montego Bay Race
Published on February 8th, 2017
(February 8, 2017) – The results for the 811nm Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race are firm with only one of the 11 starters still on the race course. The Mills 68 Prospector won the 3-boat IRC fleet and the Little Harbor 78 Hermie Louise won the 8-boat PHRF fleet. The Frers 62 Merrythought has retired due to technical issues and the C121 Grateful Red is expected to finish late tomorrow evening.
About the Pineapple Cup
Established in 1961, the Pineapple Cup is a classic 811nm “beat, reach and run” ocean race that has been dubbed “the best ocean race in the world” by its devotees, including three-time winner and media mogul Ted Turner. The 33rd edition starts in Florida on Friday, February 3. The race is hosted at the start in Miami by Biscayne Bay Yacht Club and at the finish in Montego Bay by the Montego Bay Yacht Club. The course record is 2 days, 10 hours, 24 minutes and 42 seconds set in 2005 by Titan 12, a 75’ Reichel/Pugh designed maxi boat. For more information, please visit http://pineapplecup.com
Source: Julianna Barbieri