More Beneteaus than any other brand of racing sailboat in this years Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race!
From Sail World.com
Beneteau is proud to report that the French marque boasts the highest number of entrants from one manufacturer in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this year, which is a testament to the leading design, impeccable quality and racing ability of the world’s leading production yacht brand.
Much has been reported about Bob ‘Robbo’ Robertson and his Beneteau First 40 Lunchtime Legend in the lead up to the race but a recent interview confirmed that the Beneteau fleet will hotly contest the overall race honours.
According to Bob, who at 73 years of age will be contesting his 10th Sydney Hobart, he and his crew have been planning all year for the race and they have left no stone unturned in their efforts to achieve race honours.’We’ve contested all the major regattas this year with the same crew, fine-tuning the boat with one race in mind. I came close in ’91 and ’99 and it’s left some unfinished business for me personally, and I think we’re in with a real good chance to take it out this year.’ said Bob.