The Yachts




Copernicus was built by Dillon Boatworks in Taree, designed by Radford Yachts and launched in January last year.  In her first season of ocean racing she achieved first place in the CYCA Tasman Pointscore and a third in PHS Division of the Gosford Lord Howe Island race.  In July, she finished second in Division in the Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race.

Owner Greg Zyner’s sailing highlights include 2nd in Division in the 2007 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race and 1st in Division Pittwater to Coffs Harbour 2007 with his previous boat, Morna.  Recently, she placed 3rd in the PHS division of the Gosford – Lord Howe Island Race.


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Copernicus
Sail Number 6689
Owner Greg Zyner
Skipper Greg Zyner (2)
Crew J Nixon (15), A Seja (3), F Nelson (14), D. McRae, M. Doherty, R. Moore, G. Zyner, K. Terrens.
State NSW
Type Radford 12
Designer Radford Yacht Design
Builder Dillon Boat Works
Construction Composite
LOA 11.99
Beam 3.4
Draft 2.1