In their first season campaigning Black Sheep, formerly Honeysuckle, on the ocean racing circuit, brothers Martin and Derek Sheppard competed in the CYCA’s 2013-2014 Blue Water Pointscore Series where they finished seventh in IRC and second in the Cape Byron Pointscore (the ORCi category of the Blue Water Pointscore) behind Wild Rose, the Blue Water champion. They finished with an eighth in IRC Division 3 of the 2013 Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, third overall in the Flinders Islet Race in September, fifth in October’s Bird Island Race, 11th in the Cabbage Tree Island race, 11th in the Port Hacking Bird Island Race and ninth in division in the Rolex Sydney Hobart. In July this year, Black Sheep finished third in IRC Division 3 of the Land Rover Gold Coast Yacht Race.
|Yacht Name||Black Sheep|
|Owner||Derek & Martin Sheppard|
|Skipper||Derek Sheppard (7)|
|Sailing Master||Martin Sheppard (5)|
|Crew||A Salmon, A Veness, K Bennett, M Ramsay (1), M Jones (1), P Lee, D Stumbles, P Ross, W Taylor (1)|
|Club||WYC / CYCA|