A few weeks before Les Voiles de St Tropez, and on the other side of the world, new owners have also proved the seagoing qualities of their CNB yacht, both comfortable and powerful.
We have just received the latest issue of the Australian magazine SAILS, which reports on one of the major Australian regattas, Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, which took place in August.
The front cover is devoted to the Bordeaux 60Platinum, which attended the event and caused a sensation. So much so that Platinum was awarded the event’s "Prix d’Elegance"!
The owner of Platinum, a Bordeaux 60 delivered to Melbourne in June 2015, decided to start getting to know his boat by going up against the 27 yachts in the regatta’s largest division, “cruising yachts with spinnaker”.
The Bordeaux 60 came 4th in its division, which certainly encouraged the owner to continue racing, between two family cruises