The Yachts


Category Placing
IRC 20
IRC - Div 1 12
Line Honours 23
Line Honours - Div 361 23
* Click on the categories for full standings


Peter Blake won the 2003 Melbourne Hobart Race and also placed 2nd in the 2003 Melbourne Osaka Race with Kontrol before buying the original Ichi Ban and re-naming her Goldfinger. Since then Peter and co-owner Kate Mitchell have sailed the boat in several Sydney Hobarts and are regular competitors in Victorian offshore events, including taking line honours and first place on AMS and PHD in the 2006 Melbourne Stanley Race.  Sandringham Yacht Club’s club champion in 2007-2008.


Competitor Details

Name Goldfinger
Sail Number 8880
Owner Peter Blake & Kate Mitchell
Skipper Peter Blake (6)
Navigator Kate Mitchell (5)
Crew N Jones (8), A Keep (12), C Smethurst (5), D Sturge (3), A Mannix (2), S Madden (2), L Hore (1), D Robson (1), C McKenzie (4), B Peterson (2), D Netherton, L Lorbeck, C Zonca
State VIC
Club Sandringham Yacht Club
Type Farr 52
Designer Farr Yacht Design
Builder DK Yachts
Construction Carbon
LOA 15.789
Beam 4.44
Draft 3.25