The Yachts

Great Xpectations

Great Xpectations


Great Xpectations is a consistent club Ocean Racer owned by Rod Wills. The boats results include winning the Australia Day Regatta City of Sydney Cup 2011 with multiple placings in the Autumn Poitscore, RSYS Winter Series, Ocean Pointscore and Spring Pointscore.

Great Xpectations also has offshore racing experience with a 2nd place in IRC Gosford- Lord Howe Island 2005, 3rd in IRC Pittwater- Coffs Harbour 2004 and was entereed in to the 2015 Roles Sydney Hobart Yacht Race but retired at port.

A video on board Great Xpectations on Day 3 of the race is here


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Great Xpectations
Sail Number 6343
Owner Rod Wills
Crew C McMahon, G Johnston, M Browne, M Thackray, P Telford, R Johnston, S Lawton, S Wulf
State NSW
Type X43
Designer Niels Jeppesen
Builder X Yachts
Construction GRP
LOA 12.94
Beam 3.97
Draft 2.20