The Yachts

Espresso Forte

Category Placing
IRC 27
IRC - Div 2 8
Line Honours 21
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Custom Farr 55 Cruiser Racer built by McConaghy Boats, owned by Laurence Freedman. The Espresso Forte is a regular entrant in the Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race placing 8th in 2015 and 2017 in IRC Div1. The boat then heads further north for the Hamilton Island Race Week where it is very competitive.


Competitor Details

Name Espresso Forte
Sail Number 8181
Owner Laurence Freedman
Skipper Peter Seary
Navigator Danny McConville
Crew Cameron Gundy, Charles Gundy, H Hall, J Grimes, J Hodgson, J Marks, P Seary, P Smith, S Powell-Hughes
State NSW
Type Farr 55
Designer Bruce Farr
Builder McConaghy
LOA 16.95
Beam 4.41
Draft 2.60