25 Aug 2006
John Meades new yacht RANTAN has been officially launched in Auckland. RANTAN is a 50 ft canting keel racing yacht, a sistership to Sportivo with a few variations. She was built by Salthouse Boatbuilders with sails made by Doyle Sails. Meade intends to campaign RANTAN in both local and offshore events and will take his new yacht hometo Wellington towards the end of the year.