The Yachts

Koa

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Koa, which means strong in Hawaiian, is a 2004 Farr designed, Goetz built TP52. She was originally called Sjambok and was built alongside Bright Star, which was Quest now Balance. The boat has competed in multiple Blue Water Pointscore Series and Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Races. After having two years on having to retire from damage, they finally made the trip in 2017 placing 14th on IRC. Heading in to the Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race the team will be hoping to be able to replicate the result from 2016 - 2nd Overall on IRC.

 

Competitor Details

Name Koa
Sail Number 52152
Owner Peter Wrigley & Andrew Kearnan
Skipper Andrew Kearnan
Crew B Filby, B White, M Hewitt-Park, M Nolan, P Williams, P Wrigley, R Bott, R Howard, S Clarkson, S Lawson, S Molloy, W Miller
State NSW
Club CYCA
Type Tp52
Designer Farr
Builder Goetz
Construction Carbon
LOA 15.85
Beam 4.35
Draft 3.14