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1976 Plan Ron Holland, Built Southern Boat Yard, mât plus grand, poids plus petit.
Harold Cudmore and his team cruised and won some races in the Adriatic. As they expected light winds the boat was built particularly lightly. However they had to sail from Cork, Ireland to Trieste and met some particularly tough weather on the way. (Info from V. Delany).
Irish Sea Race, Holyhead-Cork: 1er/29 Classe V corrected time 27h59'
HALF TON CUP, Triestre: 2 - ? - 1 - 1 - 4 = 1er/46. Harold CUDMORE
Photos archives de la revue "Bateaux",
voir aussi "Silver Shamrock"!! Qui dit avoir gagné la half en Italie en 77!!
1989 ex Silver Shamrock. Penzance harbour 1989, David Carr
Pictures from James Richardson
2004 David Carr
Additional information: this boat is the one that Harold Cudmore won the 1/2 ton cup in Italy 1976 and then sailed down the grand canal in Venice to celebrate their victory!
2010 For Sale, Ron Holland's 1/2 ton 1976 World Cup winner, always achieved good results. Owner retired from racing ten years ago and not raced since. Maintained in excellent condition. Good inventory including ST50 & 60 instruments, autohelm, GPS. Hydraulic backstay and vang. 2010 new rigging and Tuff Luff foil, recent rudder and 2010 new bearings. Large sail wardrobe with two new, unused spinnakers. Six berths, two doubles, two singles and two pipe cots. Engine Yanmar 12YSE, totally reconditioned in 2002 approx, starts instantly every time, afloat Falmouth. Winter layup at Penzance from mid Oct. Vessel Type: Bermudan Sloop, Builder: Shamrock, Model: Silver Shamrock, Designer: Ron Holland, Year: 1976, Length Overall: 29' 6", Waterline Length: 25' 3", Beam: 10' , Draft: 5' 6", Hull Type: Semi displacement, Hull Material: Glass Fibre, Price: GBP 16,000, Location: Falmouth Cornwall UK
2014 Septembre, For Sale, Silver
Shamrock is Ron Holland’s 1976 Half-Ton World Cup winner K/GBR
5253 (??) helmed by Harold Cudmore. She has had a very successful
racing career but I have not raced her since my retirement in 2000. Regretfully
she is now for sale due to my age (75), she is a boat for a younger person
and an absolute bargain at this price. I was preparing her for the 2012 half-ton
cup when circumstances prevented me from taking part, hence there are two
new, unused spinnakers and a virtually new Mylar No. 1 Genoa, a new Tuffluff
twin groove headfoil and prefeeder plus a range of older sails. The rig and
kicker are tensioned by hydraulics. The masthead tricolour was new last year.
She is laid up for six winter months every year on a bespoke, eight point
screw jack, lay-up cradle which can be taken apart and carried on a small
trailer. All instruments and equipment are removed during lay-up and stored
in a dry environment, Rating:- Endorsed TCC = 0.911 (in 1999 not raced since
2000), Winches:- All Lewmar. Genoa = 2 x 43 x 2 speed.(little used since new)
Spi/Genoa halyard 2 x 40 x 2 speed. Reef/Halyard = 2 x 25 x 2 speed. There
is a good range of instruments:- Raymarine ST60 wind. ST50+ CH/VMG. ST50+
Log. ST50+ Depth. VHF radio. GPS Eagle view. ST2000+ Tiller pilot. Car type
FM radio. Compasses:- 2 x Plastimo bulkhead. Recent, V good condition, Anchors:-
1 x CQR. 1 x Admiralty pattern. Engine:- Yanmar 12 YSE. Reconditioned about
90 hours ago and serviced every winter. (Starts instantly and very reliable.),
Accommodation:- The main cabin is a very spacious, good headroom, open interior
with wide quarter berths, (we use them as doubles) with pipe cots above. Stbd
side, Chart table with chart stowage below, switch panel, GPS, radios. Port
side, Twin burner gas hob with cups/plates stowage. FWD:- single berth forward
with sail stowage and sea toilet. Price £10,500:00 or near offer. £8,000:00
for quick sale. Contact:- David Carr email@example.com or Tel +44
(0)1736796176, with these pictures:
Picture from HTC 1978, in Venise
2015 27 Juin, Round the Island Race:
en 8h19' temps réel, 136e/496 IRC
et 63e/172 IRC 3, Coeff IRC: 0.899, Stuart GREENFIELD
IRC Double Handed National Championships: 8 - 11 = 9e/11
2016 30 avril, Cervantes Trophy Race: DNF/41 IRC ttc
14 may, De Guingand Bowl Race: 105' in 1d00h20', 7e/39 IRC ttc
28 may, Myth of Malham Race: 2j02h26' elapsed, 5e/42 IRC ttc, doublehanded
2 juillet, SORC Round The Rock, Solent-Fastnet-Plymouth: DNF/42 IRC, Coeff IRC: 0.894, Stuart GREENFIELD
30 juillet, Channel Race: 1j00h38' elapsed, 21e/35 IRC Overall, doublehanded
6 aout, Cowes Week: 5 - 8 - 4 - 6 - 4 - 4 - (30) = 7e/27 IRC 6
14 aout, Ile d'Ouessant Race: 3j21h03' elapsed, 24e/36 IRC Overall, doublehanded
2 septembre, Cherbourg Race: 14h24' elapsed, 48e/60 IRC Overall, doublehanded
2016 RORC Mainseries IRC Overall: 17e/344, 9e/59 Doublehanded
2017 29 avril, Cervantes Trophy Race,
2H: DNF/86 IRC Overall, Handicap
0,887, Stuart GREENFIELD
27 mai, Myth of Malham Race, 2H, elapsed time 2j16h57': 31e/126 IRC Overall
9 juin, Morgan Cup Race, 2H, elapsed time 1j01h31': 34e/102
7 juillet, Cowes Dinard St Malo Race, 2H: DNF/146 IRC Overall, Handicap: 0,887
6 aout, Rolex Fastnet Race, 2H: temps réel 5j09h23', 173e/311 IRC ttc
September, from Vincent, "She has a new owner based in Howth Yacht Club. She has been given a new livery, but otherwise she seems to be in original setup. the new owner wants to get to know the boat and to play with her.
We wish him all the best. There is of course extensive skill in sailing these boats within Howth Yacht Club which was once the home of Demelza (still is), Raparee, and Golden Leprechaun. "