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Awards

Success can be measured in many ways and whilst it is always most important that our clients are happy with their creation, below are some of the Industry Awards and Performance results that have been achieved by our designs.

 

CQS – 29m DSS Super-Maxi Race Yacht

Full reconfiguration of the carbon composite Maxi ‘Nicorette’ into a DSS equipped Supermaxi

  • Line Honours and Race Record White Island Race 300nm – 2016

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Anarchy – YD37 11.3m Club Racer

Full carbon construction/retracting drive unit

  • 2017 Auckland to Tauranga Yacht Race – 1st A Div and 1st Overall PHRF
  • 2017 Bay of Islands Sailing Week – 1st A division PHRF
  • 2016 Gold Cup inshore series – 1st Overall
  • 2016 Balokovic Cup – 1st Overall
  • 2016 Coastal Classic – 1st A Div
  • 2016 RNZYS Summer Series – 1st A Div
  • 2016 RNZYS Wednesday Evening Series – 1st A Div – Line, PHRF, General HCap
    2016 RYC Wednesday Evening Series – 1st A Div

A Fork in the Road – 13.7m IRC Race Yacht

Home built composite Glass/Duracore construction

  • Line honours, 1st IRC, ORCi, and 1st YAH – Bruny Island Yacht Race 2013
  • Line honours, Launceston to Hobart yacht race 2011, 2012(record), 2013, 2014(record),2015
  • 1st Line Honours, 1st IRC – Hobart Offshore Series

General Lee – 11.3m IRC Race Yacht

Full carbon construction/retracting drive unit

  • 2nd Line Honours, 1st IRC, 1st YAH – Fremantle to Bali Yacht race 2013 – 1500nm
  • Recipient of the Siska Trophy for Champion offshore yacht western Australia 2013
  • Race Record, Line honours, 1st IRC, and 1st YAH – Fremantle to Geraldton Yacht Race 2010
  • Line honours, 1st IRC, and 1st YAH – Fremantle to Geraldton Yacht Race 2011, 2012
  • 1st IRC and 1st YAH – George Law Foundation Ocean Race 2010
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Zana/Konica Minolta/Lahana – 30m Supermaxi

Carbon/Nomex structure, water ballasted, retracting drive
Holder of 9 race records
Auckland to Noumea Ocean race
Auckland to Russell Coastal Race
Auckland to Tauranga Coastal race
Auckland to Suva Ocean race
Wellington to Nelson race
Bruny Island Race Coastal Race
Lindeman Island Race
Brisbane to Great Keppel Island Coastal Race

  • 2nd Sydney to Hobart 2003
  • 3rd Sydney to Hobart 2005
  • 3rd Sydney to Hobart 2005
  • 3rd Sydney to Hobart 2010
  • 4th Sydney to Hobart 2014
  • 1st IRC Rolex Trophy Regatta Sydney 2004
  • 1st Line canon Big Boat Race Sydney 2004
  • 1st Line, 1st IRC JP Morgan Regatta, Sydney 2004
  • 1st in 14 of 16 IRC events 2004
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Wired – 15.85m Canting Keel Racer/Cruiser

Carbon hull/deck/GRP internal framing

  • 1st Line and IRC – Auckland to Fiji Ocean Race 2011
  • Line – Coastal Classic Yacht Race 2006
  • 1st Line and IRC Auckland to Tauranga Yacht Race 2009
  • 2nd PHS Division – Hamilton Island Race Week 2010
  • 1st Line – Auckland to Noumea Ocean Race 2010
  • 1st Line/Race Record – RNZYS Auckland to Kawau Race 2009

Jazz Player – 12m Production One Design Racer/Cruiser

GRP/Foam/Epoxy Construction/glass moulded interior

  • Winner Yachting New Zealand One Design, Design Competition 2004
  • 1st RNZYS 40ft Division Season Champion 2005
  • 1st Line Honours Melbourne to Hobart yacht race 2011

RIO100 – 30.48m Supermaxi

A complete rebuild of Zana – 60ft of stern replaced, new keel, twin rudders – this refit was purely targeted at winning the 2015 TranPac yacht race, Barn Door Trophy

  • Yates Cup – Auckland 280nm Race 2014
  • 4th Sydney to Hobart 2014
  • Line Honours Newport to Carbo Race 2015
  • Line Honours/Race Record SoCal300 2015
  • Line Honours Barn Door Trophy 2015 TransPacific Yacht Race
  • Line Honours/Race Record San Diego/Porto Vallarta Race 2016
  • Line Honours/Race Record Pacific Cup Race 2016 – San Francisco – Hawaii
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Braveheart /Valkyrie– 15.85m TP52 Carbon Race Yacht

Carbon/Nomex Structure

  • 1st Line, Race Record – Swiftsure race
  • 1st Line, Race Record – Cape Flatterey race
  • 1st ORC Club – SwiftsureHeinbank ORC Div. 2016
  • 1st Line, Race Record – Vic-Maui Ocean Race 2016
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NZL-403 – Mini 650 Carbon Race Yacht

Carbon/Foam Structure, Canting Keel, Water ballast

  • 1st PHRF – 2 handed Round North Island race – 1200nm
  • 3rd Line – MiniTransat Solo Trans-Atlantic Race – 2003
  • 1st Line – Open Demi-Cle’ 980nm race in Atlantic – 2004
  • 3rd Line – Mini Fastnet Race 630nm – 2004

Time to Burn -12.5m Cruiser/Racer

Glass/foam structure/plywood interior

  • 1st PHRF – 2 handed Round North Island race – 1200nm
  • 1st PHRF – Coastal Classic Race 1996
  • 1st PHRF – Coastal Classic Race 2013

World Match Racing Tour

BWYD is the only design studio to have more than one fleet of boats feature on the World Match Race Tour and we are very proud of this and the fact that they feature at the two richest events on the Tour. We also have a boat on the Women’s tour.

Foundation 36

Designed for the Inaugural World Match Racing Championship in Perth in 1995 these boats are used at the Malaysian Round, the Monsoon Cup, and the Perth Round.

Korean Match 36

The first race yachts ever built in Korea this fleet is used for the Korean match Cup, voted the best event on the tour 3 of the last 4 events by the sailors who say these are the most enjoyable boats on the tour.

Busan 30

9m match race yacht for the World Women’s tour this fleet is based in Busan, Korea.

B-W 8

Perth based fleet used for youth and adult training, the boat is trailable.

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Design Awards

“SPIRIT”

35m Wavepiercing Catamaran – awarded 5 International Superyacht Awards
Carbon/foam composite construction – 180tonne displacement

8.0m Super Yacht limousine tender to SY“Vertigo”

Carbon/foam composite – highly detailed to extreme standard of finish

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Power Boats

Sleepyhead/Profloors 2005 – 10.3m Offshore Racing Catamaran

Carbon/foam composite construction – 2 x 525 Magnum Mercruiser V8s

  • 1st, NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship 2006
  • 2nd, NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship 2005

Sleepyhead/Doosan/Shick 2007 – 10.3m Offshore Racing Catamaran

Carbon/foam composite construction – 2 x 525 Magnum Mercruiser V8s

  • 1st, NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship 2007, 2008, 2010
  • 2nd, NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship 2011