Elliott News

New Elliott 35ss Smashes Coastal Classic record

22 Oct 2012

Crusader, the new Ellliott 35S SuperSport has smashed the Coastal Classic record for yachts under 10.66metres by finishing the race from Auckland to Russell in 10 hours and 2 minutes. The previous record of 11 hours 53 mins was set in 1996. Crusader also beat the record for yachts under 12 metres. Launched in September the E35ss has raced only two harbour races prior to the Coastal. Crusader owner intends to race the yacht in Auckland in preparation for offshore and Australian events next year. The Elliott 35ss is built by Salthouse Boat Builders and Crusader has North sails. For further pics and race roundup go to www.sail-world.com/NZ. Photo by Elliott Marine