The little boat that could - Komatsu Azzurro

2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart

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Komatsu Azzurro Yacht Racing

With a legendary restoration and a growing list of wins the Komatsu Azzurro - the S&S 34 they say can never do it - now has its sights set on winning the 2017 Rolex Sydney to Hobart.

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History made in sailpast of the century

Yachting history was made on Sydney Harbour on Friday 22 December when four yachts designed by the legendary American Olin Stephens for his design firm Sparkman and Stephens, but from vastly different eras, came together for the first time. Ranging in size from a huge, 45-tonne, 73-foot maxi yacht to a tiny 34-footer [Komatsu Azzurro] […]

Komatsu Azzurro named overall winner of the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

For the second time in three years Shane Kearns’ Komatsu Azzurro has powered to overall victory in the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, finishing the 2017 event in a corrected time of 3 days 1 hour 40 mins 25 seconds, 2 hours 36 mins and 23 seconds ahead of Ian Creak’s Beneteau 47.7 […]

18 knots!

Is this a record for a S&S 34? We think we can go faster!  

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Upcoming Races

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Saturday 2 June 2018
Sydney to Noumea Yacht Race
Sunday 17 June 2018
New Caledonia Groupama Race
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