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  1. Hi Christian, Race ready price will be below 100k for sure. It was not an easy sell when the pricing was factory direct and abt 30pct lower as well...Now that we have dealer support, class development/support, and aftersales support, a proven boat, and a advertising budget, we believe it will be relatively easy to sell new boats. I do not know of any boat with similar technology and speed, below this price tag that is selling in large numbers. Price is a factor for sure but not the only factor as you know. SC
  2. In USA all 8 boats are based on (6) East coast and (2)Michigan Lake There is Version1 boats. Hulls 3-4 Then there are Version2 boats. With carbon keel frame. Of these Hulls 5 and 6 are lifting keel. 7-9-10 are fixed keel. Then Hull8 which has an inboard is obviously heavier of the bunch and has more drag due to the saildrive. Old boats will be grandfathered in the OD. and Old boats with the exception of hull8 (inboard) can retrofit with a longer boom and bowsprit to conform to the OD setup. More information will be out soon.
  3. We are nearly finished with the promotion materials and information will be out on Stagg's web, facebook as well as Wraceboats pages. It wont be long.
  4. The Donovan 26 One Design is an evolution of the successful GP26 built by Wraceboats. The design demonstrated exceptional speed and control at regattas in the U.S., Europe and Asia, regularly finishing ahead of the competition and gaining praise from the crews who sailed aboard. Details to follow... Spinsheet 12-18 V4.pdf
  5. Donovan GP26 starts production in Turkey

    After 950 posts, and 10 pages build-project updates, news, information, pictures, race results etc, it is now time to close this tread. I am happy to announce that WraceBoats GP26 will now be marketed with One Design configuration with a very reputable and one design specialist sales agent Glabally. Official announcement coming soon on the new tread... Time to move to a new tread...
  6. Donovan GP26 starts production in Turkey

    2605 Fat Boy, X-Picaron was the second fastest boat out of ST. Joseph in Phrfection Race to Michigan City behind a M32. Also second on corrected section3. the results are at http://www.morfracing.org/scoring/2017/Phrf02.html Congratulations Team Fat Kid.photo credit: Maciek Wszelaki
  7. Donovan GP26 starts production in Turkey

    Congratulations to Team Lucy and Tim Molony on 2610, finishing second in 2017 Mandeville Race organized by Southern Yacht Club May 20-21, 2017. the results are here
  8. Sportboats under ORC handicap Racing in CharlestonRW 2017 // Wraceboat

    yes it is. thus heavier and more drag thus slower boat than other Wraceboats GP26s. Still performs well in high winds though...specially upwind.they finished 3rd in last years GP26 Class racing in Charleston in a fleet of 5 boats under ORC handicap, all other 4 being outboards...
  9. ORC rule was implemented as the principal handicap rule for the Charleston Race Week 2017, it was the first time the system was used in a major North American regatta. Thirty boats raced in four separate ORC Classes at this event One of the most competitive fleets was ORC C. The fleet consisted of f 9 boats, SR33, Melges 32, Melges 30, Heno 30, 2X Farest28Rs, and 3GP26s. USA2604 Michael Beasley and Team Rattle and Rum won the event with a comfortable margin. the results are here Overall, the ORC rating system seemed to work well... More often only a few seconds were the deciding factor between the corrected times... The overall award for the best performance in an ORC Class went also to Mike Beasley and his Annapolis-based crew of Joe Gibson, Ted and Joanna Harland, Scott Gibbs and Ty Van Dalen... Beasley and his crew were awarded the prestigious and historic Palmetto Cup for winning the tightest class in the handicap divisions. We are very happy to see the boat performing well under ORC rating. Hope it will get more popularity in the USA, as this will lead to exciting racing with some fast boats... Congratulations to Eagles Eye (FE28) and Short Bus (Henderson 30) as well as all other teams competing... photocredit: CharlestonRaceWeek; TimWilkes Photography Attached Thumbnails
  10. Donovan GP26 starts production in Turkey

    Congratulations to USA2604 Michael Beasley and Team Rattle and Rum winning the Charleston Race week 2017 ORC C with a comfortable margin. the results are here From what I hear our other GP26's had their good races, (and not so good races) as well...But all had a good time... Overall, the ORC rating system seemed to work well... More often only a few seconds were the deciding factor between the corrected times... ORC C was a very competitive fleet with 9 boats, SR33, Melges 32, Melges 30, Heno 30, 2X Farest28Rs, and 3GP26s The overall award for the best performance in an ORC Class went also to Mike Beasley and his Annapolis-based crew of Joe Gibson, Ted and Joanna Harland, Scott Gibbs and Ty Van Dalen... Beasley and his crew were awarded the prestigious and historic Palmetto Cup for winning the tightest class in the handicap divisions. Click Here for limited time special offer on a new Wraceboats GP26 photocredit: CharlestonRaceWeek; TimWilkes Photography
  11. Donovan GP26 starts production in Turkey

    2610 Lucy (X-SupraTurbo), Mardi Gras Race Week 2017. Congratulations to the team scoring 2 firsts in 5 races and finishing in 3rd place in a fleet of 30+ footers.
  12. Donovan GP26 starts production in Turkey

    Build slot available for 2612
  13. Donovan GP26 starts production in Turkey

    Congratulations to 2611 Team Havoc and Cem Yurdum winning Hebe Haven Yacht Club's Sin Fung Winter Saturday Series 2016 29th October - 17th December 2016 the results are at here
  14. Donovan GP26 starts production in Turkey

    It must be Round the Island Race Havoc 2611 finished 4th/54 in ATI results are here. behind a 49er and 2 Trapeze Magic26s. Havoc was also 3rd in Sportboat Class. results are here That would be the one. (Magic 25 not 26) on the contrary, it was the Wraceboats GP26 that impressed... Racing boat to boat with trapezed Magics is not that logical in the first hand but Team Havoc is learning and getting faster with more time on boat, they can already beat some Magics except the top 2 in Magic class...
  15. Donovan GP26 starts production in Turkey

    It must be Round the Island Race Havoc 2611 finished 4th/54 in ATI results are here. behind a 49er and 2 Trapeze Magic26s. Havoc was also 3rd in Sportboat Class. results are here