Awards ceremony was held at the Royal Southampton Yacht Club

The SORC 2017 season was signed off at the Royal Southampton Yacht Club on Saturday 27th January 2018, when the overall season prizes were awarded and a couple of talks were presented.

Neil Payter raced his Yamaha 33 "Solent One" in the 2017 OSTAR in one of the smallest boats and overcoame a multitude of challenges. Neil presented his entertaining story to a full house and was awarded the "Spirit of SORC" award for his endeavours. The audience was then treated to a presentation by Deb Fish about how she, and 6 other solo SORC skippers teamed up and won the ORCi Class in the recently finished Sydney Hobart Race.

After dinner the 2017 Series, Individual and Overall awards were presented to the various winners. Rob Craigie and his Sun Fast 3600 "Bellino" was declared the Overall 2017 Season SORC Champion.

The full list of winners and season points can be viewed here...






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Neil Paytor is presented the Spirit of SORC award