(Source: Hall Spars)
Ken Read, sailing PUMA’s Mar Mostro (Volvo 70) won IRC Class 1 at the New York YC annual regatta sailed in Newport, RI. Hall supplied the Seamless carbon mast and boom for Mar Mostro. Other Hall-rigged winners included Devocean, Steve Devoe’s Swan 45 (IRC 3), Apparition, Ken Colburn’s Swan 42 (Swan 42 Class), Bluto, Ben Hall and Bill Berges’ Evenlyn 32 (PHRF 2), and Carina, Rives Potts’s Custom 48 (IRC 5). The regatta was sailed over three windy days and included an 18-mile race around Conanicut Island and several round-the-buoys races. Next for PUMA’s Mar Mostro is the 2011 Transatlantic Race, which starts in Newport on July 3. For more about the Puma Volvo entry, visit www.puma.com/sailing.