St. Thomas boat, Magnificent Seven, and its skipper John FOSTER, took home his weight in Cruzan Rum with an 11-point lead in the racing class from the two days of sailing.
Puerto Rican sailors made a strong showing, winning the Racer Cruiser, Cruiser, and Beach Cat classes.
St. Thomas sailor Chris CURRERI and his Brand New Secondhand crew won the newly introduced IC 24 class which saw five ICs compete towed from St Thomas, ISV and Tortola, IVB.
Thirty-four boats and their crews from St. Croix, St. Thomas, the British Virgin Islands Puerto Rico, and the United States participated in racing Saturday and Sunday.
|1||Magnificent 7||John FOSTER||St Thomas||ISV|
|3||Mistress Quickley||Guy ELDRIDGE||Tortola||IVB|
|3||El Shaddai II||Jeff FANGMAN||St Croix||ISV|
|1||Lazy Dog||Sergio SAGRAMOS||PUR|
|3||Pipe Dream||Peter HAYCRAFT||Haycraft,||IVB|
|1||Balaju 2||Jose SANCHEZ||Carolina||PUR|
|2||Rumor||Norman MARTIN||Portsmouth, NH||USA|
|3||Hotel California||Steve SCHMIDT||Delaware||USA|
|1||Brand-New 2nd Hand||Chris CURRERI||St Thomas||ISV|
|2||Stinger||John HOLMBERG||St Thomas||ISV|
|1||Lolo Too||Anton GUERNICA||San Juan||PUR|
|2||Rush||Bruce MERCED||St Thomas||ISV|
|3||Caribbean Automart||Tom AINGER||St Croix||ISV|
|1||Charis II||Llewellyn WESTERMAN||St Croix||ISV|
|2||Piglet||Joe SAN MARTIN||St Croix||ISV|
The 2nd annual Optimist Regatta, that ran concurrently with the main regatta, offered two days of racing on Saturday and Sunday for 24 sailors ages 8 to 15 from St. Thomas, St. Croix, and Puerto Rico. Awards were presented on Sunday based on these final results: