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Flying Fish Arctos

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Flying Fish Arctos is the flagship yacht in the Flying Fish offshore training fleet. Arctos is a strong and powerful cutter rigged yacht that was built to race around the world. “Flying Fish Arctos brings a team of enthusiastic amateurs from around the world together for this iconic event. This is Flying Fish Arctos’ 13th year competing in the Sydney to Hobart race.” This year’s crew includes several veterans from previous years as well as an international crew of trainees completing the race as a personal challenge. Arctos had its best result in 2010 and 2017 with a win overall in PHS Division. Arctos has also had three second places in PHS Division 2008, 2009 and 2012.

 

Competitor Details

Name Flying Fish Arctos
Sail Number 7551
Owner Flying Fish Online
Crew Deborah Chun, Michael Frost, Lauren Johnson (1), Enrique Vicente Lopez, Sophie Beesley, Ian Horrocks, David Moses, Erik Fenna, Andy Lee, William Yandell, George Martin (2), Andrew Corless
State NSW
Club MHYC
Type McIntyre 55
Designer Graham Radford
Builder McIntyre Marine
Construction GRP
LOA 16.36
Beam 3.66
Draft 2.7