Peter Blake won the 2003 Melbourne Hobart Race and also placed 2nd in the 2003 Melbourne Osaka Race with Kontrol before buying the original Ichi Ban and re-naming her Goldfinger. Since then Peter and co-owner Kate Mitchell have sailed the boat in several Rolex Sydney Hobarts and are regular competitors in Victorian offshore events, including taking line honours and first place on AMS and PHD in the 2006 Melbourne Stanley Race. Peter was the Sandringham Yacht Club’s club champion in 2007-2008.
|Owner||Peter Blake and Kate Mitchell|
|Skipper||Peter Blake (7)|
|Crew||K Mitchell (6), N Jones (9), C McKenzie (8), C Smethurst (6), S Madden (3), A Mannix (3), S Esler (3), L Lorback (1), L. Kavanagh, S. Blake, C. Wundele, D. Sturge, B. Peterson, P. Blake, B. Mir|
|Club||Sandringham Yacht Club|
|Designer||Farr Yacht Design|