The IP370 is introduced replacing the IP350, of which 143 were built. A big year for racing. David Heaphy, Dancing in the Dark (IP485-01) wins 1st in Class and 1st Overall in the Atlantic Cup. John Parker, Eventually (IP420-43) wins 1st in Class and 2nd Overall in the Bermuda Cup. IPY becomes a named sponsor of the West Marine Fun Races.