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Lowell Wheatley Anegada Pursuit Race

2017 Lowell Wheatley Anegada Pursuit Race - 24 June
The Anegada Pursuit Race is nearly as old as the RBVIYC with the first edition taking place in 1977.  It has become a major highlight of the BVI racing calendar and with great hospitality from the team at the Anegada Reef Hotel there's very little reason not to enter this one!

The roll of honour:

1977 Espcapade
George Cay
1978 1979 Galatea
Robin Tattersall
1980 Nokkin
1981 Sting
Roosevelt Smith
1982 Keep It Simple 1983 Keep It Simple
Gerry Ficks
1984 Expression
1985 1986 Antidote
Brian McLernan
1987 1988 Excelsin
1989 Scuttlebutt
Andy Robinson
1990 Samantha
Presley King
1991 Cinnamon Teal
Kevin Rowlette
1992 Rob Roy
W Coffman
1993 The Rapture 1994 Ruff N Reddy
Mike Hirst
1995 Anonymous
Arjan Stoof
1996 Music
Robbie Hirst
1997 Ne Obublie
Presley King
1998 Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
1999 Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
2000
2001 Second Nature
Bill Bailey
2002 Patouche II
Joe Standish
2003 Triple Jack
George Lane
2004 Triple Jack
2005 Pipe Dream 2006 Zingara
Dick Schoonover
2007 Boomerang
Kevin Wrigley
2008 Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
2009 Hobie 18
Oliver Alsop
2010 postponed 2011 Pipe Dream
Peter Haycraft
2012
2013 Girasoli
Keith LiGreci
2014 Pipe Dream
Chris Haycraft
2015 Girasoli
Keith LiGreci
2016 Pipe Dream
Chris Haycraft



2016 Lowell Wheatley Anegada Pursuit Race

The 2016 Lowell Wheatley Anegada Pursuit Race took place on 25 June.  Starting from Road Harbour the fleet raced up to Anegada with Chris Haycraft eventually taking the win from Gilbo Simpson and the Black Pig.

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