Category Archives: Results

Matt Allens Ichiban wins SOLAS Big Boat Challenge
16 Dec

Congrats to Matt Allen and his team for the recent win at SOLAS Big Boat Challenge in Sydney. They defeated a quality field including Comanche, Black Jack and Wild Oats XI to win comfortably under IRC. The design team have worked alongside Matt and Gordon to maximize the yachts performance and they’re feeling much better

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

Carkeek 40 Mkii wins the 55th Pearl Race in Japan
01 Aug

The new Carkeek 40 Mkii Esprit wins her debut the 55th Pearl Race rated under the IRC Rule by the Royal Ocean Racing Club. The new boat is an evolution of the successful Carkeek 40 Mki. The Carkeek 40 Mkii is now in production and built exclusively by PCT in Dubai. For more information contact

Carkeek 40 Mki wins at Rolex New York Yacht Club Race Week
01 Aug

Heidi and Steve Benjamins Carkeek 40 Mki ´Spookie` secured class victory under the High Performance Rule(HPR) and IRC Rating Rule ( under the Royal Ocean Racing Club )during the recent Rolex New York Yacht Club Race Week Event sailed in Newport Rhode Island. They sailed consistently to win against the competitive fleet and results can

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

`Ichi ban’ sails to 2nd place in her first race
14 Dec

Congratulations to Matt Allen and his crew for a great performance in Tuesday’s SOLAS race. The C60 `Ichi ban’ sailed against a number of bigger boats in the perfect flat water and breezy conditions. Among them were the top contenders for this year’s Rolex Sydney-Hobart race including the 100 footers ‘Wild Oats’, ‘Ragamuffin 100’, and