The Yachts


Category Placing
IRC 49
IRC - Div 1 17
ORCi 39
ORCi - Div 2 13
Line Honours 27
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Apsaras was launched in May 2015 from Pesaro, Italy. The yacht is representing the Shenzhen Seven Star Yacht Club, owned by Hong Kong Businessman Li Jian who had a dream of experiencing sailing around the world and competing in major events. After her launch, Apsaras competed and won the 2015 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC). In 2016 she sailed in the BVI to Bermuda race with a great result, after which the team moved on to the Kings Cup Regatta in 2017. This year Apsaras has sailed to Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and will be joined in Sydney by crew from China, Philippines and highly regarded skipper Travis Read. Following the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race the team will continue to travel around the world to promote Chinese culture.


Competitor Details

Name Apsaras
Sail Number HKG2384
Owner Li Jian
Skipper Travis Read (7)
Crew Ben Elemdorial, Bryce Edwards, Chui Shing Kin, Cristian Marani, Drew Van Ryn, Gabriel Fetizanan, Guang Yang, Huabao Zhang, Jiasheng Qiu, Joseph Villena, Josh Linnegar, Junchao Mo, Lidong Cui, Mark Villena, Peihong Li, Rory Cox, Travis Read, Wei-hua Pan, Wilson Villena, Zehui Deng
State Hong Kong
Club 7StarYC
Type Advanced A80
Designer Reichel Pugh
Builder Adria Yachts
Construction Carbon
LOA 24.0
Beam 6.2
Draft 3.5