sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : Bakewell-White super maxi to contest Sydney Gold Coast race

Bakewell-White super maxi to contest Sydney Gold Coast race

'Konica Minolta-Zana Sydney Hobart 2005'    Ian Mainsbridge    Click Here to view large photo

Lahana, being unloaded from her shipping crate, after her arrival at Port Kembla - Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race -  © Andrea Francolini?nid=57158 Photography  
The Bakewell-White designed supermaxi yacht Zana, also known as Konica Minolta, will be overhauled by new owners Peter Millard and his brother-in-law John Honan to compete in the Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, her maiden voyage for the new owners and under her new name Lahana.


Millard and Honan, from Sydney, watched as Lahana arrived in Port Kembla and will spend the next couple of months having her overhauled and optimized for IRC racing at Noakes Boat & Shipyards at Woolwich.

Both owners are aiming to participate in all the offshore passage races up and down the east coast, including the Rolex Sydney Hobart. It is anticipated that Lahana will also compete in Audi Hamilton Island Race Week after completing the Gold Coast race.

Lahana, designed by Brett Bakewell-White?nid=57158, is a 98 foot fixed keel water ballasted yacht that was built in 2003 in NZ. The modifications she will undergo will help the yacht keep pace under her IRC rating.

Zana, later known as Konica Minolta was built by Hake Marine in Wellington, NZ and campaigned by Stewart Thwaites.

Zana was a frequent sight in Australian and New Zealand offshore races, including the Rolex Sydney Hobart, Auckland to Fiji, Hamilton Island Race Week, and the 2005 HSBC Coastal Classic.

She has been based in England for some time before being acquired by her new owners, who purchased the the supermaxi sight unseen by her new owners. It is understood that an independent survey spoke highly of her design and construction quality


Konica Minolta off to set the Auckland Suva Race record -  Chris Lewis  
'We are excited to participate in offshore yacht races once again – this time as yacht owners and want to focus on IRC racing,' said Millard. 'It will be a family affair – with the name of the boat being developed from both our daughters' names and it has a Hawaiian translation of ‘A Day at the Office’.

'Our crew will be made up of other CYCA members and some from Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, who I have previously sailed with. We looked forward to competing with the likes of Skandia, which was built after Lahana.' Millard said.

The Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race is a 384 nautical mile race that marks the commencement of the CYCA’s prestigious Blue Water Pointscore Series. The race is also the third event of the Audi IRC Australian Championship and regularly attracts fleet sizes of 70-80 yachts.

For more on the Gold Coast Race click here

The Bakewell-White supermaxi, Zana, 2008 JP Morgan Round the Island Race -  onEdition ©?nid=57158   Click Here to view large photo




Konica Minolta Zana clears away after the start of the BMW Round Ireland race 2006 -  Event Media  



Konica Minolta competing in the 2005 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race -  Crosbie Lorimer?nid=57158  




by Jennifer Crooks and Sail-World

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=57158

7:54 AM Tue 26 May 2009 GMT






Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

05 Sep 2014  Barn Door Trophy under threat from refitted Bakewell-White supermaxi
08 Jul 2014  Bakewell-White supermaxi designed to take Transpac's Barn Door Trophy
22 May 2013  The General’ outflanks the fleet and wins the War in the West
20 Dec 2012  Latest yacht from Bakewell-White for Japanese owner
18 Sep 2012  Bakewell-White Yacht Design win top two Shorthanded Series places
06 Mar 2012  Wired crushes the Auckland keelboat fleet again
24 Aug 2010  Bakewell-White's Mini versus Bakewell-White Maxi!
06 May 2010  Bakewell-White 36, General Lee to be launched in Auckland
12 Feb 2010  Bakewell-White Yacht Design back to winning ways in Powerboat Champs
12 Feb 2008  Bakewell-White design fleet for Korea Match Cup
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World





A complete recap of the most successful Melges 20 World Championship by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,








ISAF Santander - Upwards path for Austrian women's 470 crew + video by Luissa Smith, International 470 Class Association,
























2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Farr 40 Day 4 by William Wagner, San Francisco






























ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 – Images by Dan Ibsen
Santander Worlds – already a spectator success
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 - Day 3 morning report
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Tales from the extreme
Volvo Ocean Race: Latest starter wins opening race
2014 J/70 World Championship - Healy, Abdullah, Becker and Borges win
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Full-blown, once again
ISAF Worlds - Americans jump up Laser and Laser Radial leaderboard
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Farr 40 Day 3
America's Cup: Luna Rossa sailing with two foiling AC45's + Video
Extreme Sailing: Emirates Team NZ retain second overall
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Rio Olympic Laser spots snapped up
Rolex Swan Cup - All set for final showdown
Upper Midwest sailors need help to take it to the next level
ISAF Sailing World Championships - RS:X action begins in Santander
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Americans rise in Laser and Radial
Extreme Sailing Series - A remarkable penultimate day’s racing + Video
Marseille One Design - GC32 GDF Suez unstoppable in the light
Rolex Swan Cup - Day 3 images by Carlo Borlenghi
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Images of the leaders in Santander
Rolex Big Boat Series - Good day for Double Trouble   
Rolex Big Boat Series - Day 2 images by Erik Simonson   
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - TP52 fleet ready for tricky race tracks   
Rolex Big Boat Series - Plenty maintains lead   
2014 Asia Pacific Student Cup - Count down begins   
Extreme Sailing Series: Live coverage of Day 3 - view here   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Going away   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Practice makes perfect   
2014 J/70 World Championship - Contrasting conditions on Day 4   
Rolex Big Boat Series - 50 years of big boat racing: a retrospective   
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Day 2   
Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Champ: Rios takes the Championship   
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg Zero signals start of the significant racing   
Extreme Sailing Series: Physically demanding racing for BAR on Day 2   
Emirates Team NZ: Holding second overall after Day 2 in Istanbul   
Extreme Sailing Series: A force to be reckoned with in Istanbul +Video   
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Day 1 images by Jesus Renedo and Pedro Martinez   
Marseille One Design: GC32's Armin Strom storms ahead on day 2 + Video   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Racing underway in Santander +Video   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Erika Reineke claims Radial race win   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT