Sail-World.com  Thursday 02 October 2014

Home Graphical | News Text | Powerboat-World | BoatsPlus | MarineBusiness | SW Aus | Cruising Int | Magnetic Is RW | Photo Gallery | FishingBoating | Newsletter Subscription Here | Search Sail-World


sail-world.com -- A First for Beneteau and Vicsail

A First for Beneteau and Vicsail    
Mon, 19 Nov 2012

November is shaping up to be a big month for Beneteau, Vicsail and the Beneteau owners of Australia. In a first for Beneteau, and on behalf of the national Beneteau Dealer Network, Vicsail and the Middle Harbour Yacht Club will host the inaugural Beneteau First 40 National Championships to be held on the 24th and 25th of November.

Since inception, the Beneteau First 40 has achieved considerable success including winning the 2010 Rolex Sydney Hobart, Spi Ouest France, Cowes Week and Voiles de Saint-Tropez.

The First 40 National Championships will provide another opportunity for local owners to confirm the racing prowess of this successful marque. Seen as a lead up to the 2012 Rolex Sydney To Hobart, Robbo Robertson and Lunchtime Legend will lead the fleet in close combat with other leading competitors including John Griffin's Benny and the Jets, Phil Dash and Just a Dash and Howard Piggot with Flying Cloud.

In a coup for Vicsail and Beneteau owners, Beneteau First Product Manager, Eric Ingouf will be on hand for the weekend to act as Event Commodore. Eric will also undertake a series of owner briefings and informative sessions, offering his insight into the future of the Beneteau First brand, and answering any questions that Beneteau owners may have about their beloved boat and brand.

'Performance cruising is the basis for the development of the First range. Using this as our development platform, we then incorporate the latest technology and racing enhancements to ensure our First range is at the forefront of ocean racing around the globe', said Eric.

'The First 40 National Championship is a great opportunity for our highly accomplished owners to push our yachts, and their racing skills to the limit to help further refine our growing racing reputation.'

Preceding the First 40 National Championships, the 12th annual Vicsail Beneteau Cup will take place on Friday the 23rd of November. A record 30 Beneteau owners and yachts will take to the starting line and this prestigious regatta will definitely be hard fought.

The first entry of the regatta was Robert Swan with Elusive Spirit a Beneteau First 305, followed by the ever entertaining and green machine Holy Cow and owner John Clinton. The peninsula will also be represented once again by Stephen Coleman and Manhattan, Phil Dressler and Czechmate and Thomas Kiman on Moon Raker with a number of Oceanis models also taking part.

Joining the fleet for the first time is the 2011 Sydney to Hobart division winner Darryl Hodgkinson's Beneteau First 45, Victorie. Rounding out the field will be Queensland’s Lunchtime Legend, before she takes part in the First 40 Nationals and then the Sydney To Hobart.

Registration for the First 40 National Championships and 2012 Vicsail Beneteau Cup close this Friday the 16th.

For more information about these events visit www.vicsailsydney.com.au/beneteau-cup or contact Vicsail on 02 9327 2088.

by Creating Demand



Our advertisers are committed to our sport, please support them! (Graphics)
Contact us , ph: +61 2 8006 1873, , fax: +61 2 8076 0459 or complete our feedback form. View our Privacy Policy. Photographs are copyright by law, if you wish to use a photograph from www.sail-world.com, please Contact us. [Go Home(Graphics)]
Make sail-world.com Australia my default page.    Make sail-world.com Cruising International my default page.  Make sail-world.com Cruising Australia my default page.  Make sail-world.com Asia my default page.   Make sail-world.com New Zealand my default page.   Make sail-world.com UK my default page.   Make sail-world.com USA my default page.  


Visit another region : Sail-World Australia    Sail-World Cruising International   Sail-World Cruising Australia   Sail-World Asia   Sail-World New Zealand   Sail-World UK   Sail-World USA  

Onesails.com - Workforce
OneSails is the culmination of over 35 years of experience accumulated by our team in design and technology applied to sail-making.
[More info]
http://www.onesails.com

GME Standard Communications Pty Ltd
Leaders in communications and navigation. Their goal has always been to make products whose innovation, convenience and peace of mind can help improve the lives of their customers.
[More info]
http://www.gme.net.au

VicSail Sydney
Vicsail Sydney Pty Ltd, launched into the Australian sailing fraternity in 1983 and has been sailing strong ever since. At Vicsail, “We Sail the Boats We Sell”.
[More info]
http://www.vicsailsydney.com.au