Adrian Lee’s Cookson 50, Lee Overlay Partners has won the 2010 Antigua Sailing Week, Ocean Series writes Louay Habib. For the second year running, Lee’s international crew beat Peter Harrison’s Farr 114, Sojana, to claim the overall title for the offshore series at Antigua Sailing Week.
“Offshore racing in Antigua is just fantastic, constant trades and ocean swell but for me its more than just that.” Commented Adrian Lee, CIO of Lee Overlay Partners. “I am passionate about offshore racing but the sport shares so many values in business as well; skill, technology, experience, team work and a lot of persistence. My team have shown those qualities again this week and I would like to thank them all for their efforts.”
Lee Overlay Partners were first in the Guadeloupe race, third in the Round Antigua Race and second in the Redonda race, three podium finishes in over 200 miles of yacht racing. Probably, the most impressive performance was in Sunday’s Round Antigua Race. In a fleet of 30 world class boats Lee Overlay Partners crossed the line in fifth position. just a handful of much larger and more powerful boats where just a few minutes ahead.