The Yachts

Gun Runner

Category Placing
IRC 50
IRC - Div 4 4
Corinthian 1
Line Honours 78
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Gun Runner is the Australian Army yacht and operated by the Army Sailing Club. Each year the Club and yacht introduce more than 200 soldiers to inshore and offshore sailing by entering over 70 races, including the CYCA Blue Water Series and Sydney Hobart, and by conducting over 75 days of training offshore along the east coast of Australia. The crew are always current serving Army members with a variety of operational experience. The Club’s focus is to promote resilience in the participants whilst promoting both the sport of sailing within Army, the Army values of Courage, Initiative, Respect and Teamwork. Finished at the tail of the field in 2017, its first Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.


Competitor Details

Name Gun Runner
Sail Number 3867
Owner Maurice Young
Skipper LTCOL Maurice Young
Navigator MAJ Mark Palmer
Crew MAJ Murray Stewart, LTCOL Clark Smith, WO2 Peter Hopkins, MIDN Max Alexander
State NSW
Club ASC
Type Jarkan
Construction GRP
LOA 9.3
Beam 2.4
Draft 1.2