A unique yacht - immensely strong, and designed to be raced with a crew of six to eight. Very stiff (positive limit of stability 154-degrees as compared to 115-degrees for Hobart Race for example).
Finely balanced, very forgiving and easy to steer. She is fast, hull speed of 11-12 knots and regularly achieves 15-17 in moderate weather.
A major refit was completed in April 2010, including full hull repaint, all new hatches, new engine, new wiring, electronics, radios, galley, CD player. Extensive refit below.
Some of her previous race successes include:
Four wins Division A Brisbane to Gladstone.
Four second overall's Brisbane to Gladstone.
Brisbane to Noumea first line honours.
Brisbane to Noumea first handicap.
Sydney to Gold Coast first line honours.
Sydney to Gold Coast first handicap.
Southport to Brisbane first handicap honours.
Brisbane to Lord Howe second line honours.
Brisbane to Lord Howe second handicap.
Brisbane to Mooloolaba first line honours.
In one Sydney to Gold Coast race, after a late start, Windjammer came through Sydney heads in 68th position. Ten hours later, she was in 10th position.
Vendor will consider part-trade of vessel.