Kioni is a Beneteau First 47.7 owned by Sailing Services Pty Ltd, and is a regular campaigner in offshore racing. Kioni has contested seven Rolex Sydney Hobarts, four Gosford Lord Howe Island races, three Mooloolaba races, five Sydney Gold Coast races, five CYCA Winter Series, Hamilton Island Race Week and many others. Last year, the Beneteau 47.7, one of two in the race, placed fourth in PHS Division of the Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Offshore Series. As a sailing training vessel, Kioni has introduced more than 200 sailors to the sport of ocean racing and will continue to do so through the Rolex Sydney Hobart.
|Skipper||Paul Jackson (2)|
|Crew||A Leslie, J Geurts (1), K Johnson, P Mara, R Vining, G Rasspass, J Harvey, M Shipley, C Dolisson, N Waterson, J Vining, B Garrod, G Evans|
|Type||Beneteau First 47.7|