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Podium Finish in the Azores for Jammy Dodger

June 13th, 2011 Posted in Company News

Performance Rigging would like to congratulate Neil Martin & Dick Cowan, of  Jammy Dodger, on their third place in the first leg of the  AZAB 2011.

The Azores and Back race which takes place every four years, is open to singlehanded and doublehanded yachts under 61 feet.  Fifty Nine entrants started from Falmouth on 4 June,  heading to Ponta Delgada on the island of San Miguel in the Azores.

Neil Martin skippered his J133 to a 3rd in Class and a very respectable 4th Overall in IRC after the first leg. Jammy Dodger crossed the finish line on the 11th June after almost exactly 7 days at sea, covering over 1200 miles of the North Atlantic.

Good Luck to Andy Horrocks, who will be skippering Jammy Dodger on her return leg to Falmounth, due to start on the 21st June, to track Jammy Dodger on her return check out the race website at: www.azab2011.co.uk