Whitbread Race: Sommaire - Liste Alphabétique
à jour au: 2020
1978 Plan Peterson, Contessa 43 built by Jeremy Rodgers
1979 August, Parmelia Race, Plymouth-Cap Town-Sydney: ?e/10 IOR, Iain McGOWAN - FYFE
Extraits du livre "En Course" de Thierry Rannou,
28 aout, Whitbread Round-The-Race: 8 - 16 - dnf - 18 = DNC/29, rating IOR: 33.1', Iain McGOWAN - FYFE
1e étape, Portsmouth-Cap Town, 20e en temps réel de 1156h21': 8e/29
Picture from Sailing Anarchy Forum 2014,
31 octobre, 2e étape, Cap Town-Auckland, 21e en temps réel de 1040h15': 16e/29
26 décembre, 3e étape, Auckland-Mar Del Plata: DNF
1982 She lost her rudder west of Cape Horn and was rescued by the Chilean Navy.
From Facebook 2021: "Among the other yachts with problems was the British 43-footer called Bubblegum, the smallest yacht in the race owned by Iain MacGowan Fyfe, which hit a whale and broke a chainplate and its steering cables. Bubblegum also was without radio or electric power, but was proceeding to Cape Town: This is from a Whitbread article. Maybe they meant it was a jury approved way to steer the boat and stay in the race?" and these pictures,
27 février, 4e étape, Mar Del Plata-Portsmouth, 20e en temps réel en 1104h24': 18e/24
Beken, Facebook 2021,
1990 New owner, Pim
Visser and new name
1991 Cowes week: ?e/??
Picture from Beken, Facebook 2021,
???? New owner, ??
and new name
201? For sale, GRP
sailing yacht Contessa 43 "Bubblegum", built in 1978, design by Doug
Peterson, GRP hull, superstructure and deck, Plexiglas windows, round bilged
hull, fin keel, displacement: approx. 10 tonnes, fuel tank: approx. 90 litres,
fresh water tank: approx. 250 litres, mechanical wheel steering, emergency tiller.
... Sloop rigged, Proctor double spreader aluminium mast, fittings stainless
steel, 2x Harken headsail furling system, main sail, 2x jib, Navtec hydraulic
back stay adjuster, 2x Lewmar ST43 winches + 4x ST winches in cockpit + 1x Gibb
ST in cockpit, spi pole. Dimensions 13,10 x 3,90 x 2,40 (m), lying in Netherlands
2020 Noted sold