POTW: Cruel Jane 2.0

Brad, Luke and Andrew

Our Photo of the Week comes our way from crew member Brad Boston who lives and sails mostly in Sarnia, ON.

May 10, 2023

l to r Brad Boston, Luke Lawrence and Andrew Macrae

Our Photo of the Week comes our way from crew member Brad Boston who lives and sails mostly in Sarnia, ON.

Etchells 22 sailing has long been a Canadian thing. Dirk Kneulman made a name for himself for many sailing achievements but is perhaps best known for winning the Etchells World Championship and for his development of his family-built shop, Ontario Yachts, to be a world renowned Etchells builder.

Andrew Macrae sailed and built boats with Kneulman participating in many successes and is now continuing that winning heritage. Aboard Cruel Jane 2.0, a new boat Macrae built (a tip of the racing hat to the original Cruel Jane, a not long ago Kneulman-built hot Etchells )  Macrae and his crew showed their stuff leading the 2023 Etchells Worlds in Miami last month for the early races and ultimately finishing fourth.

Cruel Jane 2.0The new Cruel Jane 2.0

 

 

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