The Yachts


Category Placing
IRC 15
IRC - Div 2 2
Line Honours 21
Line Honours - Div 361 21
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This is Bruce Taylor’s sixth Chutzpah, a Reichel/Pugh designed and built by Mal Hart. In 2007, Chutzpah won Division C and placed 4th overall in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Over 27 years of competing in the Rolex Sydney Hobart, Taylor has notched up an amazing eight divisional wins as well as one 2nd and one 3rd overall. Taylor's crew boasts a combined total of 107 years ocean racing experience including Kingsley Piesse (25 years) and James Permezel (17 years). Chutzpah scored an impressive IRC/AMS handicap double in the ORCV's Melbourne to Stanley Race in early November.


Competitor Details

Name Chutzpah
Sail Number R33
Owner Bruce Taylor (26)
Skipper Bruce Taylor (27)
Crew K Piesse (25), A Taylor (11), G Gourley (21), J Bradbury (9), J Permezel (18), P Sandles, D Rushbrook, M Bagley, L Smith
State VIC
Type Caprice 40
Designer Reichel Pugh
Builder Hart Marine
Construction Carbon/GRP
LOA 12.35
Draft 2.68