Perpetual LOYAL

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Perpetual LOYAL
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Perpetual Loyal in 2013
Nation Australia
ClassMaxi yacht
Designer(s)Juan Kouyoumdjian
BuilderTP Cookson Boats
Owner(s)Anthony Bell
Racing career
SkippersTom Slingsby & Anthony Bell
Notable victories2016 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Specifications
Length30.48 m (100.0 ft) (LOA)
Beam7.35 m (24.1 ft)
Draft6.22 m (20.4 ft)
Crew12

Perpetual LOYAL is a maxi yacht. She won the 2016 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race skippered by Tom Slingsby and is owned by Anthony Bell.[1]

Career[edit]

Perpetual LOYAL won line honours in the 2016 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, in a record time of 1 day, 13 hours, 31 minutes and 20 seconds. Perpetual LOYAL broke the previous race record by 5 hours, averaging a speed of 17 knots.[2][3]

Sponsorship[edit]

Perpetual sponsor ship of the LOYAL expired before the 2016 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Bell was unable to secure new sponsorship or branding before the race and raced with the old branding in place.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Perpetual LOYAL".
  2. ^ Sydney to Hobart: What made this year's race a record smasher? ABC News Retrieved 5 January 2019
  3. ^ Results 2016 Sydney to Hobart Race
  4. ^ "Subscribe | theaustralian". www.theaustralian.com.au. Retrieved 2017-04-20.