Rhode Island Boat of the Year Ceremony | Cruising World

Governor of Rhode Island Attends Boat of the Year Awards Ceremony in Bristol, Rhode Island

Boat of the Year trophies from both Cruising World and Sailing World were presented to J/Boats.

BOTY 2010 winners

The dignitaries include, from left, George Brengle, CW/SW's director of marketing, Dave Reed, SW's editor, Mark Pillsbury, CW's editor, Rhode Island Governor Donald L. Carcieri, J/Boat designers Rod and Alan Johnstone, J/Boats President Jeff Johnstone, and Sally Helme, CW/SW's publisher.

Bill Springer

The production floor of the CCF Composites shop where the J/95 (and other J's are currently built) was recently turned over to a long list of sailing and political dignitaries who were on hand celebrate the J/95 being named CW's Domestic Boat of the Year and Best Weekender. In addition to the Governor, members of the Rhode Island State Legislature and other local officials were also present. J/Boats President Jeff Johnstone accepted the awards and trophies from CW editor Mark Pillsbury and_ SW_ editor Dave Reed.

Click here to read all about the award winning J/95.

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