Saturday, December 12, 2015

Hot Rum Series 2015

     San Diego Yacht Club.
The Hot Rum series consists of 3 races in November and December.   
140 boats entered the racing.

Good results for the Tanton 73'
Sail number 22208. Name Velos. Owner Kjeld Hestehave . Class 1. Rating 1.049.
Race 1. Fleet 2/ Overall 20. Race 2. Fleet 4/ Overall 9. Race 3. Fleet 6/ Overall 44. Place 13 Overall.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Souvenir, souvenirs. Vendredi 13.

Vendredi 13.
A visionary boat by Jean-Yves Terlain, financed by Claude Lelouch of "A Man and a Woman" filmaker fame, designed by Carter Offshore and built by Tecimar in St. Nazaires France. At 128', V13 was at the time the longest single handed boat in the world. She still is in her original configuration the lightest fiberglass, at 30T. (66000lbs.) pleasure boat ever built. One of the first large resin infused vessel in the world. Also, probably the most bang for the bucks in history of sailing. Budget $360,000.00 on a turnkey contract and 6 months to design and build this one of a kind.