McConaghy Scoop Sailing World Boat of the Year Awards in TWO Different Categories
06th Aug 2013
Ancasta are delighted to report that the American magazine,Sailing World has announced the Ker 40 as Best Handicap Racer and the MC38,Best Grand Prix One-Design in their Boat of the Year Awards.
When extolling the virtues of the Ker 40, Sailing World told their readers that Jason Ker, the master of IRC winning designs, has teamed up with McConaghy Boats to deliver no-excuses offshore sprints and buoy racing triumphs.
The magazine’s judges described the Ker 40 as a ‘work of boatbuilding art and excellent under sail’ and heaped praise on McConaghy Boats for addressing the contradictions which exist in high performance handicap racing.
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Of Harry Dunning’s MC38 One-Design, Sailing World described the genesis as taking a lot of go-fast innovations and piling them into one impressive carbon race boat.
Heralding the Grand-Prix racer as ‘light, powerful and well priced’, the judges also cautioned
‘ the boat is powerful and high tech – down wind this boat will really rip and you’re going to need three or four guys who really know what they are doing.’
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