January 12, 2016
Beep Beep Zip TANG!
10:24:02. That is the monohull race record for the Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race, hosted by Lauderdale Yacht Club and Storm Trysail Club, and managed by SORC. Given NOAA’s forecast for stout northeasterlies for Wednesday afternoon’s race start, a number of boats may be taking aim at the record set in 2005 by Joe Dockery’s R/P 81 Carrera. It is safe to say that those challengers will differ from Carrera in a couple of very important ways other than design and size; they will probably finish the race with their rudders in place and they will be sailing the race without the leadership of the amazing Ken Read.
Read more information at http://www.keywestrace.org/