Built 2002/03 by Southern Ocean Marine, New Zealand for Graham Dalton.
Refitted under Pindar for Mike Sanderson and further developed by Brian Thompson under Artemis
She is suitable for IRC events.
Second OSTAR 2004, sixth Route du Rhum 2006
2014 Round Ireland race second boat home
2015 Fastnet, beat Gamesa (ex Ecover 3) by 90 mins on the water
2019 Fastnet Imoca division 17/20
2021 Fastnet IRC division 0 17
New Formula Spars mast 2008.
2011/12 total refit, including respray, new 37 HP Yanmar engine and saildrive, new forestay
chainplate, winch refurbishment
2011/14 stored at V1D2, Caen in shed
2015 new rigging, Future Fibres PBO standing and Blew Stoeb running
2017 New Future Fibres D1s, forestay and backstays
Full mast and hull surveys during 2017 by QI Composites.
2015-2017 lightly used by Italian owner 2015- 2016 (Giraglia, Round Ireland, Fastnet, Middle Sea
September/October 2017 sailed from Naples to Caen.
November 2018-June 2019 refit:
-New solid stain less steel fin, designed and optimized by Mer Forte, to meet Imoca rule
-Aubert& Duval supplied billet, Irons Brothers milled, new keel bolts and axes/pins
-Irons Brothers bulb
-Righting Moment increased
-Composite and removable soft cockpit cuddy added
-Keel hydraulics control system renewed by Hercules, including new motor, ram
-Electronics revised, including new B&G H5000 performance instruments & autopilots
-Engine, sail-drive and propeller revised
-New radar + AIS system
-New Sat C, 24v 400 Amp Lithium batteries, alternators and regulators, Rom Arrange
computer,2 new racing Watt & Sea hydros
-2019 new mainsail, J3 and storm jib in Hydranet (Sail Shape)
-2020 new Jib Top and J2in composite (One Sails)
-New bilge pumps
-Hull refaired and full Nautix sprayed antifouling
-New safety equipment
-New J3 and check stays by Future FibresShow More