The Royal BVI Yacht Club

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O'Neal & Mundy Commodore's Race

14 December 2019

The Commdore's Race is the final event in the RBVIYC calendar and is traditionally followed by the Commodore's Dinner and Annual Awards Ceremony.

Sponsors over the years have included Island Shipping and Trading before O'Neal & Mundy took up the title in 2004.

The roll of honour:
1980 cancelled 1981 Stevie
Isaac Fonseca
1982 Jolie Brise
Robert King
1983 No wind
1988 1989 1990 Flako
Kevin Rowlette
1993 Pipe Dream
Chris Haycraft
1994 1995 Mermaid
Bill Beradelli
1996 1997 Fast Idiots
Eddie Brockbank
1998 1999 Airgasm
Barney Crook
2000 Rushin' Rowlette
Kevin Rowlette
2001 Wildflower
Ron Noonan
2002 Willy T
Kevin Rowlette
2003 Willy T
Kevin Rowlette
2004 Pipe Dream
Peter Haycraft
2005 Crew Clothing
Andrew Simpson
2006 Crew Clothing
Andrew Simpson
2008 2009 Lime / Intac
Colin Rathbun
2010 2011 Triple Jack
Richard Wooldridge
2012 Pipe Dream
Peter Haycraft
2013 2014
Pipe Dream
Chris Haycraft
2015 Boomorang
Kevin Wrigley
2016 Girasoli
Keith LiGreci
2017 Laser fun day... 
thanks to IrmaMaria
2018 Christian Thompson 2019

Girasoli Wins 2016 Commodore's Race
Eight boats entered the 2016 Commodore's Race and enjoyed a blustery day's sailing with Keith Li Greci on Girasoli taking the title.  

The fleet was treated to a range of conditions with a beautiful BVI sailing day of big seas and big breeze giving way to intense squalls reportedly hitting the 40 knot mark and descending like a fog to obliterate all visibility.

Click here to read the full report

And here for photos