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Vicky Cox & Peter Dunlop are the “Sailors of the Month (Offshore)” for November

2nd December 2018
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Mojito co-skippers Vicky Cox and Peter Dunlop receiving the Wolf’s Head Trophy from Peter Ryan of ISORA at the annual awards ceremony in the National YC in November Mojito co-skippers Vicky Cox and Peter Dunlop receiving the Wolf’s Head Trophy from Peter Ryan of ISORA at the annual awards ceremony in the National YC in November Photo: gphoto/ISORA

The annual November awards ceremony of the Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association is a highlight of sailing’s social calendar, a convivial gathering of friendly rivalry from both sides of the Irish Sea. But though 2018’s was staged with the usual black-tie style in the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, the top trophy went back across the channel to Pwllheli. Vicky Cox and Peter Dunlop had done it again (albeit by the narrowest of margins) with their very actively-used J/109 Mojito, which emerged as top boat when the numbers were tallied after the final race in September.

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