The Yachts

Pelagic Magic

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Pelagic Magic sails out of RPAYC and the CYCA. In 2015 new owner Simon Dunlop and son Graeme entered the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race with a crew from Canberra and Batemans Bay, placing 21st overall on IRC and 14th on ORCI. In 2016, with a downwind race she finished in the middle of the fleet. Last year the crew travelled to Cowes and combined with an Irish crew to race on a sister Beneteau 40.7 in the Rolex Fastnet Race as well as campaigning in the RPAYC Bluewater Offshore Series. In 2018/19 Pelagic Magic is campaigning in the RPAYC SOPS series and the CYCA Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore series including the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race again with a mixed crew from Canberra, the NSW South coast and Ireland. She finished third in her division in the 2018 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race.

 

Competitor Details

Name Pelagic Magic
Sail Number 11407
Owner Simon Dunlop
Skipper Simon Dunlop (3)
Navigator Paul Jones (13)
Crew Sam McDonald (3), Hugh McDonald (1), Shane Connelly (1), Graeme Dunlop (3), Pat Cotterill (2), Simon Chapple (2), David Greene, Francois Pean
State NSW
Club RPAYC
Type Beneteau 40.7
Designer Bruce Farr
Builder Beneteau Yachts
LOA 11.9
Draft 2.4