The Yachts


Category Placing
IRC 100
IRC - Div 5 16
ORCi 81
ORCi - Div 4 18
Sydney 38 5
Line Honours 107
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Steve Piper mainly races Admiral out of Drummoyne Sailing Club where he has enjoyed success. He has also done many CYCA series and races, including the Audi Centre Sydney Winter Series. More recently, Piper contested the 2019 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race in which he finished 52nd overall and third in the Sydney 38 division. Admiral will join five or six others of the same design, which will give her good performance benchmarks. This boat is the former Shortcircuit 8 and Andrew Short Marine Mercury, which did the 2002 Rolex Sydney Hobart and finished 20th overall.


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Admiral
Sail Number 7272
Owner Steve Piper
Navigator James Cameron (4)
Crew M Bergamaschi, H Springer, A Chandler, I Fitzgerald (1), A Thyrd, A Pamflett (1), J C Ledun, B Hobbs, C Devos, B Hood
State NSW
Club DSC
Type Sydney 38
Designer Murray Burns Dovell
Builder Sydney Yachts
Construction GRP
LOA 11.8
Beam 3.6
Draft 2.7