Lady Mariposa: Winner of the IRC Pineapple Cup 34 Montego Bay Race – The Pineapple Cup Montego Bay race is one of the oldest and most popular sailing or cruise races in the world. The competition was not only attended by the regional team, but many participants came from all over the world. And for the 34th Cup Pineapple competition in the IRC division, Lady Mariposa won.
– Pineapple Cup
The Pineapple Cup Montego Bay Race is a cruise ship race which is also one of the oldest offshore races on the calendar that should be fun entertainment. The race was founded in 1961 and in 2019 held the 34th race of the honorable 811-nautical mile race. The 34th race will start from Florida, Miami to Montego Bay, Jamaica.
The first event was won by the best sailors in the region and also captivated the attention of other top sailors around the world. Several divisions participated in this competition such as PHRF, IRC, Multi-Hulls, and Double-handed.
– About Lady Mariposa
Lady Mariposa Racing was designed by Ker Yacht Design and this team consists of amateur sailing teams from more than 8 different countries who have a passion for sailing. The Mariposa Team is a design and new predecessor type such as Ker 40 OD, Ker 46 ‘Tonnere’ and also Ker 43 “Ptarmigan”. This cruise ship is designed to participate in ORC and IRC racing with great design for balanced performance.
Mariposa has won several sailing or cruise races so far, such as the second in 2018 RORC Mainseries IRC Overall Race Channels, 1 in 2018 RORC Mainseries IRC Zero North Sea Race, 1 in 2018 RORC Mainseries IRC Overall Myth Malham Race and 1 in 2019 IRC Mainline Pineapple Cup Race.
– Lady Mariposa Wins 34th Pineapple Cup
Lady Mariposa: Ker 46 has won the IRC class of the Pineapple Cup Montego Bay Race beating competitors, the Volvo 70 Wizard by putting them 6 hours 4 minutes and 17 seconds ahead. Mariposa crosses the finish line in Montego Bay with 4 days 21 hours 36 minutes and 30 seconds at 08:33:05 this morning.
The Mariposa racing team with Kalle Coster as the navigator won the race by completing the 874 mile race with amazing results. The team was awarded the Silver Pineapple Cup Celebration Cup tonight and was also given the best time for the IRC race division.