The Yachts

On Tap

This IOR Three Quarter Tonner last went to Hobart in 2006 as ‘BSG On Tap’, finishing 10th overall and was named club champion from 2004-06. Stephen Hughes has owned On Tap for three years, racing her locally with good results. Recently won the MBBC Fairway Challenge, was second in the MBBC Pearl Challenge and in 2015 won the Cowan Marathon Race. Of her six crew, Steve Hughes, Marc Stuart and Richard Combrink were aboard for the 2006 race and hope for similar conditions. The boat first went to Hobart in 1979 as Puss ‘N Boots with original owner Mr H Boot, finishing 18th from 147 starters. Did not finish either of the 1980 and 1983 races, but was third overall in the 1978 Three Quarter Ton Worlds.

 

Competitor Details

Name On Tap
Sail Number A5
Owner Stephen Hughes
Skipper Stephen Hughes & Marc Stuart (1)
Crew L Linton, E Zandstra, R Combrink (1), G Wood
State QLD
Club Moreton Bay Boat Club
Type Duncanson 34
Designer Duncanson
Builder Duncanson Yachts
Construction GRP
LOA 10.26