- The Yachts
Moneypenny retired with a broken headstay last year. Langman bought the yacht from the US to Australia in 2018 and raced her as Naval Group to 39th with many green sailors aboard. He lengthened the RP design from 65 to 69ft in 2019, added regular sailors and placed 10th for second in Division 0. Langman went on to win the 2022 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, sponsored by his companyHe has since had a number of podium finished in the Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore , finishing second in the Flinders Islet Race, third in the Tollgate Islands Race and second in the Bird Island Race to currently lead overall. Langman is a skilled and versatile sailor with a solid crew that includes Matt Humphries and Gordon Maguire, along with a handful of 18ft skiff sailors, including Langman’s own crew, Ed Powys and Josh Porebski. Her great form puts her in contention to win the Hobart.
|Sail Number||AUS 1|
|Skipper||Sean Langman (30)|
|Navigator||Matthew Humphries (11)|
|Crew||Josh Alexander (18), Geoff Bauchop (23), David Blanchfield (27), Harry Hall (1), Gordon Maguire (21), Rhys Mara, Josh Porebski (1), Ed Powys (3), Brett Van Munster (7), Keagan York|
|Type||Reichal Pugh 69|