Brannew’s Brilliant First Season – IRC Division Win in Gold Coast Race and Second in Division in Hobart Race

1 Feb No Comments admin_iss 2013, News

Brannew, Chris Bran’s new Beneteau First 40, performed brilliantly in its first season achieving top of table results in Division C IRC in the 2012 Sydney to Hobart and Sydney to Southport Races.

The boat was launched in February 2012 and equipped with  the latest design Carbon GraphX working sails and downwind spinnakers  from Ian Short Sails.


Brannew on her way into Hobart and SECOND placing in IRC Division C

In just her first season Brannew recorded:

  • 2nd  IRC Div C  in the 2012 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race
  • Ist  IRC Div C  in the 2012 Sydney to Southport Race
  • 2nd Overall in CYCA Audi Winter Series
  • Ist Overall in the CSC Navigators Cup.