The Yachts


Category Placing
IRC 51
IRC - Div 2 10
ORCi 41
ORCi - Div 2 9
Line Honours 51
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In 2016, Extasea, finished 47th overall and eighth in Division 2, skippered by Bryan Kennett in Paul Buchholz’s absence. Prior to that, she last headed south in 2014, finishing 29th overall and 17th in 2010. The DK46 made her Sydney Gold Coast debut in late July and finished 38th overall. These seasoned yachties have won every local offshore race over the past 12 years, culminating in winning the ORCV Offshore Championship four times. In 2015, Extasea took line honours in the Melbourne Hobart race for the fourth time (between 2011 and 2015), excluding 2014, when Buchholz contested the Hobart and finished 29th overall.


Competitor Details

Name Extasea
Sail Number G4646R
Owner Paul Buchholz
Skipper Paul Buchholz (6)
Sailing Master Grant Durran (7)
Crew A Marlow (1), T Holzer (1), B Mann (1), S Hunter (2), J Tozer, B Miethke (3), P Kirman, I Johnson (17), B Nelson (1), M van Galen, D Laurie
State VIC
Type DK 46
Designer DK Yachts
Builder DK Yachts
Construction Corecell Epoxy
LOA 14.0
Beam 4.3
Draft 3.0