The Yachts


Category Placing
IRC 29
IRC - Div 1 12
Line Honours 22
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Skippered by former rugby international Mick Martin, Frantic is a well-travelled TP52. Built by ML Boatworks in Brazil in 2004 and was originally launched as Trader, later known as Strewth before being purchased by Michael Martin in 2012 and renamed Frantic. A regular offshore race entrant with most notable results including a win on IRC & ORCi in the 2013 Gosford to Lord Howe race, 2018 Pittwater to Paradise Line Honours and line honours and new race record (4 days 2hrs & 24 mins) in the 2018 PONANT Sydney Noumea Yacht Race.


Competitor Details

Name Frantic
Sail Number GBR5211L
Owner Michael Martin
Skipper Michael Martin (7)
Navigator Malcolm Dean (5)
Crew Jane Roberts (7), John Eve, Matt Jensen (5), Jospeh Ferguson, Brad Greenrod (3), Beynon Leask (6), Brendon Davies (6), Jeff Adams, Robert Carlile (13), Joel Newman, Jake Miller
State NSW
Type TP52 Donovan
Designer James Donovan
Builder ML Boat Works
Construction Carbon Fibre
LOA 15.9
Beam 4.2
Draft 3.3