Category Archives: News

Tokoloshe II secures second place at the 2014 AAM Cowes Week
09 Aug

Congratulations to Mike Bartholomew and the Tokolsohe II team on their second place at AAM Cowes Week 2014. The team just missed out on the IRC 0 win by two points. Carkeek Design Partners have been working closely with the team to optimize their GP42 for racing under the IRC rule. The process involved extensive

All new C40 sea trials begin
22 Jul

Sea trials begin for the first of the all new production series C40 MKii has launched in Japan. Built by Premier Composite Technologies in Dubai, the MKii is a development of the successful HPR/IRC optimised C40 MKi, launched two years ago. Like her predecessor, the MKII is a well-priced design, easy to transport, setup, tune,

All new C40 MKii launches in Japan
20 Jul

The first of the all new production series C40 MKii has launched in Japan. Built by Premier Composite Technologies in Dubai, the MKii is a development of the successful HPR/IRC optimised C40 MKi, launched two years ago. The C40 MKi was a bold step for a 40 footer into the ultra-lightweight grand prix inspired design

C47 `PLATOON’ WINS ORC OVERALL AT KIEL WEEK 2014
08 Jul

The new Carkeek 47 Platoon wins Kiel week 2014. The German team lead by Harm Muller and Markus Wieser delivered an impressive scoreline to win the prestigious ORCi event sailed in tough conditions. Platoon will prepare for the ORCi Worlds before being shipped to Australia for the Sydney Hobart. The C47 is in full production

All new C40 MKii BOAT 2 UNDERWAY AT PCT
26 May

The all new C40 MKii boat 1 ‘Esprit’ is expected to arrive in Japan in the next few days. Whilst she completes her journey to Japan, the second hull is underway at Premier Composite Technologies in Dubai. Hull #2 will be heading to the UK where she will compete in the new FAST 40 circuit.

C47 ‘PLATOON’ IS RACING THE 2014 GAASTRA PALMAVELA
02 May

After a number of days of training, the C47 ‘Platoon’ will race today in the first day of the regatta in Majorca, Spain. We will be following her performance closely whilst we continue to develop and refine our 2015 TP52 package. Former TP52 owner Harm Müller Spreer and his crew will be racing under IRC

New breed C40 Mkii leaves for Japan
20 Apr

The all new series production C40 Mkii leaves builder PCT for Japan. One of the latest new breed HPR/IRC/ORC raceboats from Carkeek Design Partners, the C 40 Mkii is a continuation of successful Mki C 40 and the product of extensive on-the-water testing, data analysis and CFD/VPP research. Email info@carkeekdesignpartners.com For more information on the


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