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Bateleur 88, K 8800
à jour au: 2017
1988 Plan Tony Castro, built by Steve Etheridge, GRP Carbon Kevlar, Longeur hors tout: 9.96 m, Maître bau: 3.10 m, Longeur de ligne de flottaison: 7.60 m, Tirant d'eau minimum: 1.93 m


1988 Chris Bonar. Won Scottish series?;

race#4: 1er/21 A2, B. SUMMERS

1990 4 juillet, TQTC Flensburg: 11 - 5 - 6 - pen - 14 = 8e/26, BONAR

1992 Octobre, TQTC Vigo-Bayona: ?e/??, ??

Pictures from Facebook 2021,

Comment from Facebook 2021, Martin Nichol " We rescued her after she was trashed by a previous owner who transferred all the titanium fittings to another new boat because titanium had been banned by then. We could not stretch to all the fancy gizmos or a half decent mast, but once we got a handle on her she did very well, now in Ireland."

Strictly Business, IRL 5693

2013 Irish "Afloat Magazine": For Sale, Tony Castro 3/4 Tonner, €17,950 Reduced, Year of Manufacture: 1988, Engine Make/Model: Volvo MD2, Engine Size: 23HP, Fuel Type: Diesel, Topside Colour: Blue, Deck Colour: White, Description: "Strictly Business" is a one off Tony Castro 3/4 Ton design. She was built in 1988 and named "Bateleur 88" and was successfully campaigned by her then owner Chris Bonnar. She is extremely strong and light. Her construction includes a combination of GRP, Kevlar and carbon stiffners. All hatches are watertight. She is in good condition overall and is ready to go racing with a new owner!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Dimensions, LOA: 9.96 m, Beam: 3.10 m, LWL: 7.60 m, Maximum Draft: 1.93 m, Displacement: 3390 kgs, Shaft Drive, 3 Blade Kiwi Prop. (2008), 50 litre diesel tank. Cruising Speed: 5 knots, Maximum Speed: 6 knots, Owner's Comments: Over the past three seasons major upgrades have been carried out inc. rig & sails. Hull / Keel have been faired. "Strictly Business" has an endorsed 2011 IRC cert of 0.970 which makes her very competitive!

2014 For Sale, "Strictly Business” is a one off Tony Castro ¾ ton design. Built in 1988 and named “Bateleur ‘88' she was a successful campaigner under her then owner Chris Bonnar. Built with a combination of GPR Kevlar and carbon with stiffening stringers as required. The hull is extremely strong and light and has remained osmosis free. All hatches are watertight. Hull shape is pleasing, very fair, raked stem and open transom. Cock, Complete re-rig in 2009 to include silver anodised mast and boom by Z-spar,Dyform standing rigging and Dyneema running rigging, plus Harken carbo twin foil, New Selden spinny pole September 2010. Between 2008 and the 2011 major upgrades to rig,sails and equipment have been carried out. Hull/Keel have been faired and a new rig and sails added. 'Strictly Business' has an endorsed 2013 IRC of 0.966 from which she is very competitive. 'Strictly Busines
Pictures from 3/4 Ton Class Facebook,

2015 February, still For Sale

2017 February, still For Sale, Price €16,900

201? New owner et back to the previous name,
Bateleur 88
, IRL 5693

Picture received from Vincent (2018),

2019 10 aout, Gas Calves Week: 4 - 1 - (9) - 1 = 1er/13 WS1 Echo, Tom McCARTHY, Royal Cork Yacht Club
Picture without date from Robert Bateman, Facebook,