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Gweilo

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A new entry to the Australian racing arena, with the CYCA Winter Series and the Noakes Sydney Gold Coast (where she finished fifth overall) under her belt. Originally called Container, the 2011 Judel/Vrolijk design is the sistership to the original RAN with some top place finishes at Med Cup regattas. Owners Chris Townsend and Matt Donald have called the boat Gweilo, which is slang Cantonese for white man or ghost man, and they have the ghost livery to match. Skipper Mike Green will lead the highly experienced team of Balance and Quest sailors and he says this TP52 has the pedigree, if they can make it do the numbers.

 

Competitor Details

Name Gweilo
Sail Number 052
Owner Matt Donald & Chris Townsend
Skipper Mike Green (39)
Navigator Andrea Green (7)
Crew Adam Brown (28), Andrew Cribb (12), Chris Townsend, Clinton Evans (5), David Morris (3), Don McPhee, Matthew Donald, Max De Montgolfier (7), Richard Powell, Sam Hunt (24), Shaun Moran (2)
State NSW
Club CYCA
Type TP 52
LOA 15.85
Beam 4.4
Draft 3.4