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
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
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
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
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
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