The Yachts


Category Placing
IRC 23
IRC - Div 1 11
Line Honours 17
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This Jim Donovan designed TP52 was built by ML Boatworks in Brazil in 2004. It was originally launched as Trader, later known at Strewth before being purchased by Michael Martin in 2012 and renamed Frantic.

Frantic is a regular offshore race entrant with most notable results including a win on IRC & ORCi in the 2013 Gosford to Lord Howe race, followed by a 4th in 2014 race. Following this was line honours in the 2018 Pittwater to Paradise race and most recently, line honours and new race record (4 days 2hrs & 24 mins) in the 2018 PONANT Sydney Noumea Yacht Race.


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Frantic
Sail Number GBR5211L
Owner Michael Martin
Navigator Greg Moore
Crew A Wyatt, B Leask, C Smith, D Outteridge, H Edmunds, H Deans, J Roberts, J Adams, J Newman, J Eve, J Ferguson, M Jensen
State NSW
Type TP52 Donovan
Designer James Donovan
Builder ML Boat Works
Construction Carbon Fibre
LOA 15.9
Beam 4.2
Draft 3.3