The Yachts

Not A Diamond

Not A Diamond

 

One of three Queensland entrants in the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, Not a Diamond is a Beneteau First 40 owned by David Redfern. It was launched in October 2012 and competes out of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. Last year it finished fifth in IRC Passage Division 2 at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week and was fourth in the IRC Racing Division at Magnetic Island Race Week. The Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast was a maiden race where she placed a 13th Overall IRC Division 3, 28th ORCi and 48th over the line. This 70th Anniversary Rolex Sydney Hobart will be its first.

 

Competitor Details

Yacht Name Not A Diamond
Sail Number RQ2404
Owner David Redfern
Sailing Master Neil Harrison
Navigator Stuart Reader
Crew D Fife, D Smith (8), F Kinsman (2), G Baker (3), M Williams (7), P de Gannes, I Smith (2)
State QLD
Club RQYS
Type Beneteau First 40
Designer Farr Yacht Design
Builder Beneteau
Construction GRP
LOA 12.3m
Beam 3.9m
Draft 2.5m