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Matador 2, US 3388
last update:
1990 Plan ?, built by Goetz, Length 25.91m.


1990 September, Maxi Yachts World Championship, Newport: 1er/??, Bill KOCH

1991 February "Mer & Bateaux",

Maxi Yachts World Championship: 1er/??, Bill KOCH

1993 New owner, Anton Starling and new name,
Fudge, AUS SM1

1998 26 December, Sydney Hobart race: 5e/17 PHS corrected time 4d21h59', handicap 1.4215, Anton STARLING

???? New owner and new name,
Matador, AUS 8388

2016 She is still given in Australian ship registry under that name and owned by Starling. The internet gives that she was refitted in a charter cruise yacht and sails now with paying guests around the Whitsunday Islands, Australia under the name MATADOR.

"MATADOR competed in 52 races, 8 regattas and 2 maxi world champions and was undefeated! Carrying up to 33 passengers this truly awesome sailing machine departs for a 2-day/2-night adventure every Thursday and Sunday. Combining the sheer size and power with the thrill of speed, MATADOR will take you on an adventure of a lifetime through the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. MATADOR has been refitted since its racing days to accommodate guests in a comfortable open plan environment. There are several bathrooms and showers onboard, and there are double beds and single bunks. The four crewmembers will take care of all the meals, freshly preparing them onboard. Vegetarians can be catered for. Snorkeling equipment, bath towels and bed linen is provided on board. MATADOR will often rendezvous with a dive boat, offering its guests a scuba experience, whether they are certified or introductory. All meals, accommodation, bath towels and bed linen and snorkeling equipment are included in the cost. Accommodation for 25 guests and 4 crew."

2020 "The Ultimate Whitsundays Sailing Tour for Your Australian Holiday", Experience all that the Whitsunday Islands have to offer on a sailing tour, including snorkelling the visually spectacular corals within pristine sheltered bays. Whitehaven Beach, which is continually voted one of the top 10 beaches in the world, stretches for 7 km of pure white sand, with trails leading up to Tongue Point and the famous Hill Inlet Lookout to take in the grandeur of the spectacular beauty of this remarkable beach. Matador Whitsundays,, Airlie Beach QLD 4802