The Yachts

ASM Shockwave 5

Category Placing
IRC 10
IRC - Div 1 9
Line Honours 4
Line Honours - Div 361 4
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Built in Sydney in 2000, this high tech carbon fibre maxi yacht was raced in Australia briefly by Neville Crichton before being sold  to German yachtsman Hasso Plattner who then raced her internationally as Morning Glory.  Andrew Short bought the boat in the USA earlier this year and before bringing her back to Australia took line honours in the St David’s Lighthouse Division of the 2008 Newport – Bermuda Race. Short has a liking for fast boats and has taken line honours with yachts such as Amazon and Bobsled in the Sydney Mooloolabah and Sydney Gold Coast Races and now with ASM-Shockwave 5 in the recent 2008 Gosford – Lord Howe Island Race.


Competitor Details

Name ASM Shockwave 5
Sail Number USA50062
Owner Andrew Short
Skipper Andrew Short (15)
Crew G Cropley, B Fraser, P Ryan (5), G Vaughan, G Chessells (4), L May (35), J Sutherland (4), D Kilponen (3), C Malouf (11), M Souter (8), M Willett (10), S Byron (17), P Calligeros (7), P Sheldrick (18), T Harrold, M Stuart, P Britt
State NSW
Type Reichel Pugh 80
Designer Reichel Pugh
Builder McConachy
Construction Carbon Fibre
LOA 24.4
Beam 4.81
Draft 4.12