by Rae Ogbu
G.H. Mumm, a prestige champagne house, sponsored the 83rd Anniversary Race of the Lagos Yacht Club earlier this month.
The event took place at the Lagos Yacht Club at Onikan, Lagos where 31 sailing boats competed on the Lagos harbour to win the coveted trophies.
Captain Llyod Crisp and his crew member Claire Marion who sailed the boat named Billy Wizz won the first prize; Captain David Kruyt and his crew member Jade, who sailed the boat named Victoria Other Secret won the second prize and Captain Sikke Jan and Famke Wynia who sailed the boat named Fire Fly won the third prize.
In an interview, David Kruyt, the Commodore of Lagos Yacht Club said that the club is proud to be associated with G.H. Mumm in the last two years.
Modupe Majekodunmi, one of the Brand Ambassadors, Pernod Ricard Nigeria, the representative of the champagne house, said the champagne house is delighted to be associated with the 83rd Anniversary of the Lagos Yacht Club because it demonstrated the lifestyle of celebration which G.H. Mumm has been renowned for.