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Peg Legs Round Tortola Race

Racing Around Tortola is a rite of passage and this race has been a staple in the BVI racing calendar for nearly 50 years.

The 2016 edition was the 47th and sponsored by Nanny Cay as the Peg Legs Round Tortola Race.

The roll of honour:

1973 Psyche
1974
1975 Jalapena
N Reid
1976
1977 Fun Hog
Rudy Thompson
1978
1979 Clockwork
Dick Johnson
1980 Jay Walker
1981 T Rifik
George Coy

1982 Dark Horse
Mike Masters

1983 Intense
Chuck Brown
1984
1985
1986 Pipe Dream
Peter Haycraft
1987
1988

1989 Cachando
Jose Teixidor
1990 Summer Swell
Jack McCalister
1991 Broken Drum
P Clarke
1992 Magnum VI
Henry Menin
1993
1994
1995 Anonymous
Arjan Stoof
1996 Anonymous
Arjan Stoof
1997 Wild Thing
Barney Crook
1998 Airgasm
Barney Crook
1999 Cold Beer
John Schultheiss
2000 Airgasm
Barney Crook
2001 Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
2002 Willy T
Kevin Rowlette
2003 Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
2004 Mistress Quickly
Guy Eldridge
Rushin' Rowlette
Kevin Rowlette


Willy T
Kevin Rowlette
Pipe Dream
Peter Haycraft
2005 Igoodia Racing
Milt Baehr
2006 Intac
Mark Plaxton
2007 Intac
Alec Anderson
2008 Willy T
Kevin Rowlette
Second Nature
Bill Bailey
Second Nature
Bill Bailey
Second Nature
Bill Bailey
Second Nature
Bill Bailey
2009 Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
2010 Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
2011 Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
2012 Triple Jack
Steve Davis
Shamrock V
Tom Mullen


Jurakan
Andrew Waters
Girasoli
Keith LiGreci
2013 Rushin' Rowlette
Kevin Rowlette
2014 Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
2015
Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
2016
Boomorang
Kevin Wrigley

Girasoli
Keith LiGreci
Pipe Dream
Chris Haycraft
Boomorang
Doug Stewart





Sixteen boats took part in the 47th annual Peg Legs Round Tortola Race on Saturday 10 December with trimaran Tripe Jack taking line honours but Boomorang skippered by Kevin Wrigley taking the overall prize on corrected time for the second consecutive year.

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