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.
Congratulations to Steve and Heidi Benjamin and the crew of Spookie for winning the Ida Lewis Long Distance Race! Full results can be found here.
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
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,
The C47 `Platoon’ crew, hot from winning this years Kiel Race Week are now training hard for their next event, the ORC World Championships. We look forward to seeing them compete in just over a weeks time in Kiel.
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