Ran Tan II
Ran Tan II was launched for John Meade, competing out of Wellington, also competing in the Auckland-Russell and Auckland-Tauranga races. Her forte is offshore races where she can utilise the hull form and canting keel. Whangarei to Port Vila was a highlight, followed by a spell in Australia, then several Auckland to Fiji races, an Around NZ fully crewed race and around again in a Two Handed race, showing her versatility. Brian Petersen purchased the Elliott 50 in 2015 and contested the 2016 Auckland Fiji, and 2016 Groupama Race, then the Round North Island two-handed in 2017, taking line honours in all four legs. Won the Auckland Jack Tar Regatta on PHRF. Petersen also competed in the2003 and 2007 Melbourne Osaka Races with Maverick II, taking line honours in the earlier race.
|Yacht Name||Ran Tan II|
|Skipper||Brian Petersen (4)|
|Crew||E Campbell, J Horner (1), R Bicknell (7), T Peyton, K Hogan, D Sturge (3), H McGill|