The Yachts

Merlion

Merlion, Eddy Mackevicius’ Beneteau 40.7, represents her club regularly at most of Melbourne’s major and local events with mixed results. She has been a regular at Geelong Week and has contested both the Melbourne Launceston and Melbourne Hobart races, including winning PHS overall and the Salamanca Series in the latter race. This year, Merlion placed 10th overall in the ORCV’s Offshore Championship and was fourth overall in the Apollo Bay Race. This is her first Sydney Hobart.

 

Competitor Details

Name Merlion
Sail Number H8118
Owner Eddie Mackevicius
Sailing Master Brian Rich
Crew P Mackevicius, B Adams, S Hobbs, M King, C Smith, R Cernobrivec, L Brayton
State VIC
Club HBYC
Type Beneteau 40.7
Designer Farr
Builder Beneteau
Construction GRP
LOA 11.9
Beam 3.8
Draft 2.4