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Carkeek Design Partners featured 2 boats in this year’s edition of the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Ichi Ban the Carkeek60, skippered by Australian Matt Allen (Class0) and Indian the Carkeek47 under the wing of Craig Gardener (Class1) Recent races had seen smaller to mid size boats between 42-52ft perform best as witnessed by
Steven Murray’s Carkeek 40 Decision holds a four-point edge atop the standings at the mid-point of the Inaugural Islands in the Stream Series, a four-event series organized by SORC. Decision swept the top of the standings for both the Nassau Cup Ocean Race and the Wirth M. Munroe Palm Beach Race. They charged to Victory
Matt Allen and his team aboard Ichi Ban convincingly won this years race against a competitive field. They held off the Judel Vrolijk 63 from start to finish in testing conditions. The team now have their sites set on this years bug prize the 2015 Rolx Sydney Hobart Race.
Steve and Heidi Benjamin notched up yet another win on their Carkeek HP IRC 40 ‘Spookie’ They dominated the field crossing the line 20 minutes ahead of their nearest rival, the Ker 50 ‘Temptation’ to win overall under IRC. Congratulations Team Spookie
Stephen Murray Jr sailed his Carkeek C 40 mki Decision to victory in Class 1 IRC at this years Rolex Annapolis Newport Race. They sailed an outstanding Race in variable conditions to beat yet another Carkeek design, The C 47 Black Pearl into second place. Congrats to the Murrays and Team Decision. This week they
Our Carkeek C 40 Mkii is our 5th generation high performance IRC design and launched recently in the UK. This is our second Hull in the new C 40 Mkii series and an evolution of the successful C 40mki (Spookie, Decision and Denali) built 4 years ago. Hull 3 is being completed and we’re taking
Congratulations to the Esprit team for their outstanding performance in the recent Oshima Race. They dominated on the water demonstrating their offshore capabilty in testing conditions. Esprit won line honours setting a new course record and also win overall in corrected time under IRC.
Heidi and Steve Benjamin have won the prestigious NYYC Herreschoff Award. The Herreschoff Medal “is awarded to the yacht which in the opinion of the Race Committee makes the best overall performance in the season’s races in the class selected by the Flag Officers that has shown the most interesting and instructive racing during the
Photos courtesy of Andrea Carloni.