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|Aangeboden door||Asia Yacht Services Limited|
Antipodes is a Bill "The Wizard" Lee's custom Santa Cruz 72, built in Newport. An extensive re-fit in 2012 included a new bow sprit, generator, air conditioning, all new electrical and electronics. Continuous maintenance and 2022 refit includes 2023 CAT 1 GEAR. With a spacious open plan below (timber and white painted ), Antipodes is a very comfortable yacht. A slight conversion could make her into a comfortable, fast cruiser.Antipodes has been on an exciting tour around Asia and the Pacific, competing successfully in most major regattas. The boat continues to be successful and currently holds the Darwin to Ambon Race record of 52hrs, 29min ( set in2016!)She was 22nd overall in the 2022 Sydney- Hobart Race, finishing only 13.5 hours after line winner Comanche.
The boat is very well maintained with a recent slipping/painting topside hull.
Antipodes ticks all the boxes for any ORC race with her new safety gear!
|Lengte over alles||21.95m|
|Windrichting- en Snelheid||✓|
LOA 72' 0" - 21.95m
Engine: Yanmar 4JH 4 100hp
Engine Hours: 11,000hrs approx
Fuel Tank: 140L
Water Tank: 400L
Antipodes has been based in Asia since 2012, successfully competing in all major Asian races, including winning her division at the Kings Cup and Raja Muda regatta. Geoff Hill’s boat also holds the race record for Darwin to Dili and Darwin to Ambon yacht races. Hill has competed in the Hobart with his own yacht and sailing with others. The 2022 Rolex Sydney Hobart will kick-start the Santa Cruz 72’s Australian racing program. The yacht is a custom 72-foot carbon hulled racer/cruiser that was completely overhauled and upgraded in 2012.