The Yachts

Pelagic Magic

Pelagic Magic
Category Placing
IRC 47
IRC - Div 4 3
Corinthian - IRC 8
Line Honours 60
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Pelagic Magic sails out of RPAYC and the CYCA. In 2015 Simon entered the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race with a crew from Canberra and Batemans Bay placing 21st overall on IRC and 14th on ORCI. In 2016, with a downwind race Pelagic Magic finished in the middle of the fleet. In 2017 the Pelagic Magic crew travelled to Cowes and combined with an Irish crew to race on a sister Beneteau 40.7 in the Rolex Fastnet Race as well as campaigning in the RPAYC Bluewater Offshore, SOPS and Pittwater to Southport Race. In 2018 Pelagic Magic raced in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race again with a mixed crew from Canberra, Melbourne, the south coast and Ireland. In the 2018 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race Pelagic Magic finished third in their division.


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Pelagic Magic
Sail Number 11407
Owner Simon Dunlop
Navigator Paul Jones
Crew C Parsons, G Buchan, G Dunlop, H McDonald, S McDonald, S Chapple
State NSW
Type Beneteau 40.7
Designer Bruce Farr
Builder Beneteau Yachts
LOA 11.9
Beam 3.9
Draft 2.4