The Yachts

Simplesail Mahligai

Owners Murray Owens and Jenny Kings boat is representing Russia this year, due to nearly full Russian crew. Mahligai finished fourth overall under PHS and second in Division 1 in the 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart. The previous Hobart, crewed mainly by Russians, as they will be again this year, and racing as Art Equity Mahligai, they finished PHS sixth and won Division 1. In the 2013 Hobart, they moved up from their ninth overall under PHS of 2011, to sixth and won Division 1. The Kiwi owners live in Sydney and race out of the CYCA and have finished each of their six Hobarts with this Sydney 46.

 

Competitor Details

Name Simplesail Mahligai
Sail Number NZL1
Owner Owen/Kings
Skipper Dimitri Bulatov
Sailing Master Alexander Vodovatov-Abas
Navigator Anton Titorenko & Murray Owen
Crew V Kushnir, M Taranov, G Shatkov, E Podshivalov, T Mendybayev, S Mazur, V Kharabardin, V Chirkov
State Russia
Club CYCA
Type Sydney 46
Designer Murray Burns Dovell
Builder Sydney Yachts
Construction GRP
LOA 14.3
Beam 4.0
Draft 2.7