For the eleventh time the Rebecca T. Ruark came in first during the 53rd annual Skipjack Race yesterday.
Captain Wade Murphy told the Salisbury Daily Times that it was a good luck day.
He said the wind was perfect and he picked up the $1-thousand prize.
The Ida Mae captained by John Price came in second pulling in $500 in prize money.
The Somerset came in third picking up the $500 prize.
Last year Murphy said there was some rough water.
And The Kathryn that year owned by Capt. Stoney Whitelock was damaged and did not race this year.