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Top Gun, C 100
à jour au: 2021
1988 plan Low Crowther, built by Bob Shank, B&B shipyard, Brisbane, Australia, LOA: 50', dep: 3.8t

198? Owner, Wayne Turner
"Australian Sailing" magazine,

19?? Townsville to Cairns Race, 150 NM: ?e/??, new record
"??" magazine,

19?? "??" magazine,

1992 New owner, Benoit Lesaffre, and new name,
Atmosphére, C 100

1994 14 décembre, Hong-Kong to Manilla, 685 NM: 60h11', new record, Benoit LESAFFRE

1995 Juillet, revue du Yachting Club de France,

???? New owner, ??, and new name,
Top Gun, ? 8675

2014 Top Gun is one of Lock Crowther's finest racing catamaran designs. A record holding 50 footer that only weighs in at a bit over 4.5 tons.
Top Gun Catamaran Racing is about a 50 foot high performance racing catamaran that has proven to be one of Australia's fastest Ocean Racing Catamarans. She is the current record holder of the Hong Kong to SanFernando race and Townsville to Cairns race, with an amazing average speed of 17 knots. Top Gun is arguably one of Lock Crowther's finest racing designs. She is a relatively light weight Ocean racer that was built in 1988 using foam sandwich construction of unidirectional Eglass, Kevlar and Epoxy Resins. Strong yet relatively light she is a force in Australian multihull racing despite her 20 plus year age. The Gun has a current OMR rating of just under 1.100. her home port is Sydney's Pittwater. During December 2014 she will be fitted out with a new sail wardrobe from Ben Kelly at Quantum. Enjoyed by many that have sailed on her both locally and internationally she will continue to be developed and sailed hard in many of Australia's East Coast races. 
13 November, "New Indian Chief War Head going on next week", Picture from Internet 2020,

Top Gun, AUS 888
23 February, Sundays Ocean race to Tuggerah: ?e/??,
Picture from Internet 2020,

2016 11 August, Airlie Beach Race Week: 8 - (11) - 8 - 2 - 5.5 - 5 = 8e/16 OMR, Darren DREW

2017 November, Picture from Internet 2020,

Pictures from Internet 2020,

2021 October, From Facebook "The Mighty Top Gun Is Up For Sale. Chapters in our lives start and finish. After an amazing 7 years of exciting sailing and a full refit to bring Toppy to a standard of excellence, high speed, some cruising comforts and reliability with pretty much all new gear from bow to stern. If your looking for truely legendary Crowther design thats proven to be one of the best cats there is and want to sail on a safe high speed boat that seems as though its on rails. Top Gun is for you. Just recently on a delivery from Sydney to Mooloolaba we did 285 NM in 24 hours under screecher only, on autopilot all the way with 15-20 knots of wind on our tail. She's so easily driven my wife even enjoys cruising on Toppy as it doesn't need loads of sail up to make easy safe miles. She has a good size double or converts to two singles in the pod plus a bunk across the rear of the pod. There's a bunk in each hull with a fixed toilet too. A 45 litre fridge, small sit at galley and a seperate nav area with a huge custom awning, power anchor winch and all power sheet/halyard winches makes ocean racing, short term cruising and short handed sailing a snack. She's currently in Cat 3 safety everything is current. Expressions of interest welcome at $285K ono, which is a small asking amount for a turn key modernised 50 foot pod cat of this calibre after having a refit of over 450k. All details of everything done to the boat are on its face book page Top Gun Catamaran Racing. If you really are in the market and not just talking about it, i welcome your enquiry. Please no silly commentary or price opinions, this is the price and its a price i've set to sell it, not store it. More details https://yachthub.com/list/boats-for-sale/used/sail-catamarans/crowther-50-pod-cat/263512"