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Block Island Race Week: Bella Mente has broken the Round the Island Race record

by Doyle Sails 26 Jun 2023 03:32 BST
Bella Mente has broken the Round the Island Race record - June 2023 © PhotoBoat.com

The Maxi 72 Bella Mente, has broken the Round the Island Race record, completing the course in 1 hour, 25 minutes and 32 seconds!

Congratulations to Hap Fauth and the entire Bella Mente crew.

Paul Zabetakis, onboard his Swan 42, Impetuous, claimed the top spot in the B McMichael White Fleet Racing - ORC 2 division with a 10-point lead over the next boat. Jim Madden and his team onboard Stark Racing Mad IX placed second in the ORC Division 1 Fleet Racing at the Block Island Race week. Madden sailing with his crew on their Carkeek 47, was trading blows all week in the closely fought battle for podium spots in their division.

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