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

 

Sail-World.com : Sydney Yachts GTS 43 in the water already of Sydney Boat Show

Sydney Yachts GTS 43 in the water already of Sydney Boat Show

'Very sleek, very Ker lines - GTS 43'    Sydney Yachts    Click Here to view large photo

The very first of the new, Ker designed, GTS 43’s is on the water in Sydney awaiting its mast. This means you’ll soon be able to go onboard and look over this most impressive new vessel, from a team renowned for its ability to build and deliver, strong, fast and reliable racing yachts.

The Sydney International Boat Show is on from July 28 to August 1 at the Cockle Bay Marina in Sydney’s Darling Harbour. It will be the official, worldwide launch of the GTS 43, which is set to raise the bar in the cruiser/racer segment of the market. ‘There are many buyers waiting to inspect, Occasional Coarse Language Too, as she will be known. Some of these clients are from overseas, so we’ll be taking them sailing on Sydney Harbour, after the show closes. The second hull is well and truly sold and with contracts issued for three and four, we really could not be any happier’, said Darren Williams of Sydney Yachts.

‘It’s just so good to see it come together, after all the work that has gone in to this project. It has been a year in the making and to sell boats off the plan is very rewarding. Our famous Australian build quality will be on display, which is fantastic for the local industry and economy. Hull Number One takes a little extra time to get finished, as we have to make all the new moulds for the production run with it, but we have gone to great lengths to get it perfect. During the build, we continually developed the outcome and included many features that are more like what would be found on a custom build, rather than a production yacht. This is true with both the construction techniques employed and the resultant quality, so we are very happy and proud of what we have achieved’, Darren went on to explain.

Anchor locker detail - GTS 43 -  Sydney Yachts?nid=84815_.   Click Here to view large photo

Chain plate and gunwale detail on the GTS 43. - GTS 43 -  Sydney Yachts   Click Here to view large photo

‘Ker Design really know their stuff and the shape of this boat is just amazing. The forward section looks like it will work well uphill and the aft end is clearly all about going downhill - quickly’, said Darren. When you look at the boot top stripe in the attached images, you really do get a sense of that very fluid shape, which has all the Ker sort of trademarks. Things that have seen their boats take many accolades, from Boat of the Year, to division and overall winners in major yacht races all around the globe. This definitely is a vessel that is light enough to be really fast and yet has enough appointments onboard to keep her genuinely comfortable.

The owner of Hull Number One is Warwick Sherman and the name of this vessel pays homage to his previous vessel, Occasional Course Language. As you can see from the picture, Warwick, along with his good mate Ritchie Allanson from North Sails, were all smiles after a recent viewing of the near finished product. ‘Rapped’ was the simple and yet detailed response from Warwick.

Proud owner, Warwick Sherman, with Norths Sails' Ritchie Allanson aboard the GTS 43 - GTS 43 -  Sydney Yachts?nid=84815_.   Click Here to view large photo

To make an appointment to view the new GTS 43 at the Sydney International Boat Show and arrange for a test sail aboard her after the show, please contact Jason Rowed on +61 (0)414 332 255 or email jason(at)sydneyyachts.com.

Jib car and track on the GTS 43. - GTS 43 -  Sydney Yachts?nid=84815_.   Click Here to view large photo

Subtle GTS livery used throughout the vessel - GTS 43 -  Sydney Yachts?nid=84815_.   Click Here to view large photo




by Daryl Sharpe

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=84815

12:22 AM Mon 4 Jul 2011 GMT






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

Click for further information on
Sydney Yachts News 2012

Related News Stories:

10 Feb 2012  Sydney Yachts GTS 43 – Raising eyebrows on World stage
29 Jan 2012  Lou Abrahams ‘Next Challenge’ crowned 2012 Sydney 38 National champion
02 Jan 2012  Rolex Sydney Hobart - Trophy presentation in Hobart
30 Dec 2011  Rolex Sydney Hobart - Ella Baché second Sydney 38 across line
28 Dec 2011  Sydney Hobart - Sydney 38 fleet jostle for top spot
26 Dec 2011  Sydney Hobart - Tight Sydney 38 fleet on start line
08 Dec 2011  Sydney GTS 43 update at the 25th Phuket King’s Cup in Thailand
04 Dec 2011  Second GTS43 Walawala II gets ready for Kings Cup
30 Nov 2011  A Closer Look At The Sydney Yachts GTS43
03 May 2011  Sydney Yachts GTS43 build update and images May 2011
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World





























Lightning strikes cut short CFJ Nationals by Andy Kopetzky, Santa Monica Bay


















America's Cup: Group agrees to co-operate in London Meeting by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,












America's Cup: Alameda makes overtures on Venue hosting for San Fran *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,








PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam - Antoine Albeau strikes back on day 4
Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta - All set for test event
ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 28 July 2014
29er World Championship - All set in Kingston
ORC World Championship - Third Course area opens for huge fleet
Day one of the Allen RS Feva World Championships
Anna Tunnicliffe On the Final two days of the Reebok CrossFit Games
Joachim Aschenbrenner takes gold at ISAF Youth Match Race Worlds 2014
Maxi Soh scores double wins in CMRC Summer Doubleheader
29er World Championship opening ceremonies in Confederation Park
PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam - Action resumes on day 3
Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race Start 2014 VIDEO
Laser Radial Men’s World Championship 2014- Final day
2014 Pacific Cup - Scarlet Runner wins
Gladwell's Line: America's Cup - Joint Statement is a curious note *Feature
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Champ - Top four battle it out for final
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 6
PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam - Wind teases competitors on day 2
Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Action-packed day of racing
Herreshoff Marine Museum announces successful fundraising campaign
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - The most comprehensive victory yet   
Anna Tunnicliffe holds fourth at mid-point of Reebok CrossFit Games   
2014 29er North American Open Championship - Australians win   
INSA Sabot II Invitational Regatta - Erik Hou claims victory   
CMRC Summer Invitational Series - Maxi Soh wins Doubleheader A event   
International Moth World Championships - Nathan Outteridge wins   
International Moth Worlds - Victory for Nathan Outteridge + Video   
PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam - First blood to Toselli and Angulo   
Melges 24 Nationals - Record entries for 2014 and 2015 venue revealed   
Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Anna Kjellberg claims the lead   
Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race at Long Beach YC   
Laser Radial Men’s World Championship - Poland tops the leaderboard   
America's Cup - Four teams confirm full support regardless of venue   
Plastic Classic takes place at Mariposa Hunters Point YC   
Six Metre European Championship - No champion declared for 2014   
J/Teams sail tough Chicago Mackinac Race   
Anna Tunnicliffe wins first event of Reebok Cross Fit Games + Video   
2014 Pacific Cup - Skill and luck required for victory   
Six Metre European Championship - Action resumes on day 4   
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 4   


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