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