The Yachts

Kayimai

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A new boat acquired in February 2017, used for family cruising in addition to club races and regattas. Finished a respectable seventh in the PONANT Sydney Noumea Yacht Race, taking just over five days and 21 hours to complete the 1064-nautical-mile journey. The yacht is a high-performance cruiser with all the creature comforts of home. “It has a modern hull design, good sail plan and has a reasonable turn of speed,” says Aldis. “The crew are all there to enjoy the experience, and we are all getting along really well. I think that’s something that will work to our advantage when the going gets tough and the days get long.”

 

Competitor Details

Name Kayimai
Sail Number MH46
Owner Rob Aldis
Crew Skye Paton (2), Cameron Gundy, Elizabeth Charles, Michael Bell (10), Peter Charles, Peter Winter, Oli Bell, Liam Bennett, James Farquharson
State NSW
Club MHYC
Type Azurre 46
Designer Humphreys
Builder Sienna Marine
Construction GRP
LOA 14.0
Beam 4.3
Draft 2.6