Monday marked the first sail for “17" and the team was on the water for four hours, completing a series of preliminary performance and safety tests. Read more
After crossing the finish, all boats headed back to Phuket where they celebrated the final prize-giving and dinner at Kan Eang 2 Restaurant overlooking Chalong Bay.
The owner is "astounded" and claims the money owed is under arbitration.
A southeasterly breeze, occasionally gusting up to 15 knots and a relatively calm sea state provided conditions for the perfect start with some close battles on the water.
"We have been foil tacking and foil gybing on day one which is probably unprecedented for a new boat going in the water."
A rogue wave entered the cabin - and Lisa's sleeping bag.
More than just a boat show, Hobart turns on a treat
The new software enables sailors to enter a normal route and then receive a number of suggested optimum routes based on different weather models, times and days.
The parkway when complete, will provide an area of lush parkland with stunning views back over the marina precinct.