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Name of Boat

Parasang

Owner's Name

Bruno van Aaken 

Boat Location

Gosford 

Registration No.

AEW818N 

Sail No.

Dimensions

Feet & Inches  Outside of stem to outside of transom

Overall Length

30 ft 

Maximum Draft

6 ft 

Maximum Beam

9 ft 6 ins 

Centreplate Case Length

 

Construction

Planking
Structure
Framing

Carvel Clinker
Open 1/2 Cabin Cabin

Rig

Gaff Lug

Ballast

Weight

4 tonne 

Material

Lead 

Engine

Make

Yanmar 

Horsepower

20 

Heritage

Built

1962-67 

Builder

Basil Hickey 

Designer

JJ Illingworth 

History

Many current and past Hobart based Sydney to Hobart sailors trained on this boat under the tutelage of Cmdr Windas Smith. She is a well known boat in Hobart yachting circles.
 

Race Record

Raced by Basil Hickey from launch to 1980 at the Huon Yacht Club. Sold to and raced by Cmdr Windas Smith (Retired) to 1988. Has won a number of races both long and short distances in that time.
 

Comments

Parasang is built of King billy Pine over Celery Top ribs and frames with Oregon spars.
 

 

 

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