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Young teenagers have crack at the Farr 727 National Championships 2010

by Margaret Dijkhuis on 5 Feb 2010
Edwin Delaat and Crac-A-Jac ready for the Farr 727 National Championships 2010 - Farr 727 National Championships 2010 margaret Dijkhuis

Farr 727 National Championships - 06 and 07 February 2010.

Royal Akarana Yacht Club sailors Edwin Delaat 13yrs and Olivia Mills 14yrs are taking on the Farr 727 fleet on 'Crac A Jac' the much beloved keeler skippered and owned by Edwin Delaat.

Edwin Delaat sailed Crac A Jac in last years Farr 727 National Championships and managed to finish fourth place.

He also competed in last years B&G SIMRAD Two Handed Triple Series. The thirteen year old finished second on handicap in the September SIMRAD 100

Edwin Delaat sailed into the record books by sailing Crac A Jac from Auckland to Russell as the youngest skipper in the HSBC Premier Coastal Classic 2009. This milestone gave his website '' a huge increase in traffic.

Edwin Delaat ultimate dream is sailing around the world in a speed machine preferably in the Volvo Round the World Ocean Race.

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