Sailing on Class 40

Thanks to Mick Liddy, Mark Pollock and the owner of the boat Mark Lepesqueux for inviting me for a sail on

Mark knows his stuff and has an impressive track record in the Figaro Class as well as participations in the Transat Jacques Vabre and other famous offshore races. He currently prepares his boat and […]

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Team Daft Update

Follow the progress of Mick Leady and Mark Pollock onboard their Class 40 and onto their double-handed Round Ireland Challenge LIVE! from their facebook page here:

Mick and Mark will be flying the NYC Burgee at the start of the Round Ireland Race on Sunday June 20th.

Watch Team Daft’s interview on youtube here:

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Class 40 - 40 Degrees in Carribean RORC 600

Double and Solo Racing Group member Michael Boyd is currently taking part in the Carribean RORC 600 miles race (official site: on board Class 40 Forty Degrees with a crew of 4.

Michael has chartered 40 Degrees to take part in WSC Round Ireland Race next June as a 2-handed entry and […]

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A Farr Class 40 for August 2010

Found on Sailing Anarchy…Farr Yacht Design coming into the fray.

New Zealand based Project Coordinator, Lapo Ancillotti, and businessman Francesco Piva have created BTBoats Ltd in order to manage the New Zealand production and Worldwide marketing of the KIWI 40FC – an exciting production Class 40 designed by Farr Yacht Design and […]

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Short-handed forum

With over 85 expressions of interest and some 35 sailors of all ages gathering in the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin on Wednesday the 16th December to meet, discuss and commit to short handed yacht racing in Ireland, it looks like this type of sailing is going to become a prominent feature on […]

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