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.