Elliott News

Outsider second race to Copenhagen

22 May 2006

OUTSIDER finished second on line in the HSH Nordbank Pre Blue Race � Kiel to Copenhagen leg held in the weekend. The race was won by J/V 86 footer UCA. Outsider was second on both line and handicap and completed the 150 mile race almost two hours ahead of third boat to finish a DK 46. News from the website states- The best take off was presented by Outsider, the Elliott 45 racing machine, owned and skippered by Tilmar Hansen, who helped winning the Admirals Cup for the German team three times. Greg Elliott, the designer of Outsider (formerly Maverick) came from New Zealand to sail the race and gave an extra bit of speed to the yacht. They passed the starting line first and led the fleet out of Kiel. To follow the race go to www.hsh-nordbank-blue-race.com