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Switchblade, KZ 401
à jour au: 2013
1985 Plan Farr #151, 43'


Not build as Two Tonners


1985 Feltex Regatta: ?e/??, IOR rating 33.8ft. McCALL
Southern Cross Cup trials: ?e/??
Pictures from RB Blog,

"Offshore Sydney Hobart Race Program",

Southern Cross Cup: 3 - 12 - 13 - 7 - 22 =
13e/??, New Zealand Team A: 4e/??
Including 26 December, Sydney-Hobart Race: 36e/202 elapsed time 4d01h10', handicap 0.8245, T & R McCALL
Pictures from RB Blog,
"Thunderbird (left) and Switchblade arrive at a windward mark during the 1985 Southern Cross Cup"

1987 New owner, Hong Kong yachtsman Peter Whyte
Switchblade, KH 1200
Shes has changed back to a more competitive rating of 33.84ft, and fitted with a modified keel, new rudder and a new sail wardrobe.
"Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Official Programme",

Southern Cross Cup: 14 - 10 - 19 - 9 - 6 = 9e/33, Hong Kong Team: 4e/11
Including 26 December, Sydney-Hobart Race: 9e/154 elapsed time 3d19h50', handicap 0.8284, P. WHYTE

1988 1 April, China Race, elapsed time 94h08': 8e/16 IOR, John WHYTE
China Races: 6e/11 IOR
Mai "L'Année Bateaux",

Japan Cup: 2e/4 Class 1, rating 33.76'
November "Offshore",

2013 November, storm in Phuket, Indonesia, pictures from Internet,




Same Boat???

2021 For Sale Cookson/Farr 43 1985 Manufacturer: Boatshed Phuket Price: US$110,000, This well known local racer has commercial Thai registration and a recent survey and is suitable for many purpose ie Team Building, Adventure Sailing, Sail training or not least Racing. These boat details are subject to contract. Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered. Hull Material  Fiberglass; Beam  15 ft; Max Draft  8 ft 10 in; Engine Make  Bukh 35, Length Overall  43 ft