Steinlager 2

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Steinlager 2
VOR 2011-2012 Steinlager.jpg
Steinlager 2
Nation New Zealand
Designer(s)Bruce Farr[1]
BuilderSouthern Pacific Boatyard
Owner(s)Trust NZ Sailing
Racing career
SkippersPeter Blake
Notable victories1989–90 Whitbread
1989 Fastnet Race (l.h.)
Specifications
Displacement35,177 Kg/77,552 Lbs
Length(LOA) 25.49 m/83.63 ft
(LWL) 20.29 m/66.57 ft[2]
Beam5.76 m/18.90 ft
Draft3.99 m/13.09 ft

Steinlager 2 is a yacht. Skippered by Peter Blake, she won the 1989–90 Whitbread Round the World Race and line honours in the 1989 Fastnet Race.[3][4] She was the only yacht to ever win all six legs of the Whitbread Round the World Race.[5]

The crew included Brad Butterworth, Tony Rae, Kevin Shoebridge, Godfrey Cray, Ross Field, Graham Fleury, Barry McKay, Mark Orams, Dean Phipps, Mike Quilter, Cole Sheehan, Glen Sowry, Craig Watson and Donald Wright.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steinlager 2". www.yachtingnz.org.nz. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  2. ^ "WHITBREAD MAXI "STEINLAGER II"". www.farrdesign.com. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  3. ^ Race, Volvo Ocean. "History - 40 years of life at the extreme". Volvo Ocean Race. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Steinlager 2 - NZ Sailing Trust". www.nzsailingtrust.com. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  5. ^ "::: Steinlager 2 :::". steinlager2.com. Archived from the original on 31 August 2018. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  6. ^ http://www.sail-world.com/Eus/photo/317576