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Rolex Sydney Hobart - Another hurdle for McConaghy Ker 46 Patrice By McConaghy Boats, , 1:23 AM Sat 21 Dec 2013
Tony Kirby’s McConaghy Ker 46 Patrice has had excellent success since its launch a few months ago, securing a place in every race entered to date, and as the minutes slip away approaching the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart, an unexpected challenge has arisen. ...[more]

McConaghy Boats dominate CYCA trophy series By McConaghy Boats, , 3:56 AM Tue 17 Dec 2013
McConaghy Boats dominated the CYCA trophy series over the weekend, claiming first and second places in both IRC and ORCi. ...[more]

Port Hacking - Bird Island Race a great success for McConaghy Boats By McConaghy Boats, 6:04 AM Tue 10 Dec 2013
The 118nm Port Hacking – Bird island race held over the weekend was an excellent success for McConaghy Boats, old and new, in the all important build up for the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race. ...[more]

MC38 Harbour Regatta - Emerging from the mist By McConaghy Boats, , 6:06 PM Mon 15 Jul 2013
In the MC38 Harbour Regatta, a fleet of six emerged through the mist and rain of Sydney over the last weekend in June. The less than favourable weather conditions did not break the spirits of the competitors and the performance of the MC38s did not disappoint in the light conditions and as always created some very close fleet racing. ...[more]

McConaghy MC²60 to launch next month in Hong Kong By McConaghy Boats, , 9:09 AM Fri 1 Feb 2013
The first MC²60 is nearing completion at McConaghy Boats and will be launched in February in Hong Kong where the boat will be permanently based. With some fine tuning on the initial design, the MC²60 now boast larger aft cabins. From the drawing board of Bañulsdesign, the MC²60 is a semi custom catamaran offering the possibility to suit owner’s specific requirements. ...[more]

Ensign Ship Brokers named as ambassador for McConaghy Boats By Tracey Goodwin, 11:59 AM Wed 16 May 2012
McConaghy, the custom yacht building specialist behind some of the world’s fastest and most successful racing yachts - including the record breaking Alfa Romeo, Wild Oats, and ICAP Leopard - has named Ensign Ship Brokers as ambassadors for their product. Ensign Yachts is proud to announce a new Ambassador agreement with McConaghy centering on the Mc38, Kerr40 and Kerr46. ...[more]

Catamaran MC²60 assembly underway at McConaghy By McConaghy Boats, , 6:51 PM Wed 18 Apr 2012
McConaghy are please to announce that the assembly of the MC²60#1 has started. The carbon structural bulkheads are now in place and the reverse 'crash box' bows have been fitted. ...[more]

Ker 40 takes home the trifecta By Ellen Pragnell-Raasch, 1:15 PM Tue 3 Apr 2012
Connel McLarens' McConaghy buiilt Ker 40 Ice Breaker is yet again at the top of her division, following the win at the Bay of Islands Regatta back in January. Ice Breaker took home the trifecta last week at The BMW Cup, coming first in PHRF A-Division, IRC Nationals and winning the overall BWM Trophy. ...[more]

McConaghy boats - The fastest and now the deepest By Blue Robinson, Mona Vale , 1:54 PM Tue 27 Mar 2012
McConaghy boats are renowned for building the some of the fastest yachts afloat. Now McConaghy construction skills have been used by film maker/explorer James Cameron - who has just entered the history books and became the first person to make a solo dive to the ocean's deepest point. ...[more]

Inaugural MC 38 One Design Australian Championship announced By Ellen Pragnell-Raasch, Mona Vale , 2:05 AM Tue 6 Mar 2012
McConaghy Boats has announced the inaugural MC 38 Australian Championship which is set to take place in Pittwater, Sydney this October. The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club is home to the first three MC 38s in Sydney and is very excited to be hosting the event. ...[more]

McConaghy's Ker 46 - Faster!! By Blue Robinson, Mona Vale , 6:33 PM Tue 21 Feb 2012
When Ker Design received multiple requests to develop a yacht in the 45 foot range, which would perform well inshore and offshore on IRC and ORCi, they knew they had a formidable prototype to work from - the Ker 46 Tonnerre. ...[more]

2011 Rolex Sydney Hobart images By The Sail-World Team, , 8:39 AM Sat 7 Jan 2012
The Sail-World team have compiled a gallery of images from the 2011 Rolex Sydney Hobart from notable photographers Daniel Forster and Kurt Arrigio. ...[more]

Bob Robertson weathers another Rolex Sydney Hobart By Ian Grant, , 9:12 AM Wed 4 Jan 2012
Sunshine Coast ocean racing veteran Bob Robertson weathered another physically tormenting Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race finishing 12th overall and third in IRC Division 4 with his relatively new sloop Lunchtime Legend. As the experienced skipper again found out there is no written tactical strategy on how to best apply the ocean racing experience from twelve previous Hobart’s ...[more]

Rolex Sydney Hobart - Trophy presentation in Hobart By Di Pearson, 4:48 PM Mon 2 Jan 2012
The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race came to a conclusion on January 1 at the Royal Club of Tasmania, where the Official Prize Giving took place. Tony Cable contested his 46th race to Hobart. ...[more]

A special mission of loyalty for a lost mate By Ian Grant, 9:11 AM Mon 2 Jan 2012
Leo Rodriguez and his dedicated crew onboard Merit sailed a physically tough 628 nautical miles to Hobart on a special mission of loyalty for a lost mate. They dedicated the race to well known Sydney Hobart race sailor Nick Wells who passed away in November. ...[more]

Rolex Sydney Hobart: Post Race Protests - is there another way? By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 8:28 AM Mon 2 Jan 2012
There have been two Race Committee Protests against the Line Honours winners dismissed in two years, putting a dampener on celebrations. The Rolex Sydney Hobart Sailing Instructions are an accident looking for a place to happen say many observers. ...[more]

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race overall By Alex Bocage, , 8:13 PM Sun 1 Jan 2012
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2011 was notable for an unexpected winner of the coveted line honours trophy, a worthy overall winner and a slow passage home for the smaller boats. The Boxing Day start of the 628 mile race south to Hobart was spectacular, with the 88-strong international fleet setting off from the heart of Sydney Harbour, with its iconic bridge and Opera House as a backdrop. ...[more]

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Divisional winners awarded By Alex Bocage, , 9:51 PM Sat 31 Dec 2011
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - At a ceremony on Hobart’s Constitution Dock this morning the divisional winners were awarded. Having arrived ninth into Hobart, Chris Bull’s British Cookson 50 Jazz picked up honours in IRC Division 0, was second in ORCi Division 1 and finished fourth overall under IRC. ...[more]

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Natelle Two arrives in Hobart By Morgan Barnsley, , 8:36 PM Sat 31 Dec 2011
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - The skipper of Natelle Two, Hobart's Laura Roper, was glad to have the support of her father and brother as part of her crew in her first Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. One of only three female skippers in this year's race, the delighted 22 year old wanted to take the opportunity to promote women in sailing. ...[more]

Maluka last in for New Year in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race By Di Pearson, , 6:00 PM Sat 31 Dec 2011
In the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 2011 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, three members of the Langman family shared the honour of sailing the last boat to the finish line; crossing it at 4.48pm late this afternoon in the time of five days, three hours, 48 minutes, and 22 seconds. ...[more]

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