Kiwi40FC completes first week of sea trials in Auckland

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10:19 AM Sat 9 Oct 2010 GMT
'The first Farr-designed, Cookson-built Kiwi 40FC has successfully completed an exhaustive week of sea trials in New Zealand' . Click Here to view large photo
Having launched the first KIWI 40FC a short while ago, BTBoats have successfully completed a full week of initial sea trials with this exciting new Class40 production boat. Designed by Farr Yacht Design and built in Auckland, New Zealand by Cookson Boats, the boat has now been thoroughly tested in a wide range of sailing conditions and has logged some impressive results so far. 'The performance of the KIWI 40FC has exceeded all of our expectations,' said Lapo Ancillotti, Director of BTBoats. 'The boat is fast, very fast. We have been sailing in 5 to 25 knots of wind over
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