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Carkeek boats perform well in 2016 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
15 Jan

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

Carkeek 40 Decision leads Inaugural Islands in the Stream Series
16 Dec

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

C 40mki Decision wins the Rolex Annapolis Newport Race IRC Class 1
19 Jun

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

The New Carkeek C 40 MKii high performance IRC racer Rebellion Hull No 2 launches in the UK
16 Jun

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

The new C 40 MKII Esprit wins the 65th Oshima Race IRC overall and sets a new course record
16 Jun

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.

Carkeek 40 Mki Spookie wins prestigous NYYC Award
16 Dec

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