The Yachts




Since her launch in January 2008, Copernicus has competed in most of the offshore races on the East Coast, including Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, Hempel Gosford Lord Howe Island Race and Rolex Sydney Hobart races.  Copernicus won the Tasman Pointscore in 2010 and 2008, placed 2nd overall in this year’s Audi Sydney Offshore Newcastle Yacht Race, third in IRC Division 3 in last year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart, 7th overall in last year’s Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race and third in IRC division of the Hempel Gosford to Lord Howe Island 2009.

Owner Greg Zyner’s other sailing highlights include 2nd in Division in the 2007 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race and 1st in Division Pittwater to Coffs Harbour 2007 with his previous boat, Morna.


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Copernicus
Sail Number 6689
Owner Greg Zyner
Skipper Greg Zyner (4)
Crew A Seja (10), F Nelson (16), J Nixon (17), K Terrens (3), M Doherty (11), M Scott (11), R Moore (24)
State NSW
Type Radford 12
Designer Radford Yacht Design
Builder Dillon Boat Works
Construction Composite
LOA 11.99
Beam 3.4
Draft 2.1