The Yachts

Sanya Serenity Coast

Wendy ‘Wendo’ Tuck returns home and to the race as reigning Clipper Division champion from 2015 when she also won the Jane Tate Memorial Trophy as first female skipper to cross the Hobart finish line. Sanya Serenity Coast took line honours and finished second overall in the opening leg of the Clipper 2017-18 Race. Crew includes Victorian, Catherine North, who grew up in landlocked Idaho, USA. She is joined by Chinese ambassadors representing Sanya; Han Xiaoqiang and Chang Shuo. As Garmin in 2013, this boat finished the Hobart 67th overall, 16th in Division 1, and 10th in the Clipper Division, then as GREAT Britain in 2015, was 45th overall, 10th in Division 2 and second in the Clipper division.

 

Competitor Details

Name Sanya Serenity Coast
Sail Number GBR727X
Owner Clipper Ventures
Skipper Wendy Tuck (10)
Sailing Master Tom Salt
Crew S Chang, M Miller, K Cox, J Wrightson, F Maggs, B Ansart, T Stanley, N Pemberton, M Davis, J Gough, G Yang, E Carotti, C North, T Hilton, M Zhang, K Skillett, J Riley, G Manchett, D Papulin, B Luengen, X Han, D Devine
State Great Britain
Club RORC
Type Clipper 70
Designer Tony Castro
Builder Mazarin Shipyard
Construction GRP
LOA 21.33