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Rolex Fastnet success for McConaghy    

'McConaghy Kerr 40 - Keronimo'    © Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com

Competing against one of the largest and most diverse fleets assembled in the history of offshore yachting, the Rolex Fastnet race saw McConaghy built ICAP Leopard 3, the Reichel Pugh 65 Vanquish (crewed by the young American Oakcliff Offshore Team with average age of 25) and the new Ker 40 Keronimo finish at the front of the fleet.

ICAP Leopard -  Stefan Kunstmann  

Leopard 3 second overall on IRC, Vanquish third overall on IRC (plus second in class behind overall race winner RAN) and the smallest McConaghy entry Jonathan Goring's new Ker 40 Keronimo beating sixty five boats to secure first in IRC1 A - plus 16th on overall IRC, a massive achievement battling conditions from extremely light to 30 knots against a high quality fleet of two hundred and seventy yachts.

McConaghy Kerr 40 - Keronimo -  © Paul Wyeth - pwpictures.com?nid=87503  

Keronimo success in the challenging 608 mile Fastnet race confirms the Ker 40's ability to beat larger opposition on the water - plus perform extremely well on handicap through a range of conditions offshore. This performance - combined with its immaculate build quality have driven worldwide sales of the Ker 40 to nine, with boats now purchased in Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and strong interest in the United States and South Africa.

Vanquish -  Stefan Kunstmann  

Congratulations to Leopard 3 and Keronimo owners Mike Slade and Jonathan Goring and of course to the young team on board Vanquish.

More information on the Ker 40 click here.

McConaghy Boats website



by Blue Robinson
- 8:26 AM Sat 20 Aug 2011 GMT



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