C97 Margarita

Sail Number C97
Location of Boat Sorrento
Owner’s Name James Mighell purchased C97 in 2015 from the original owner Jeffrey Richardson
Built Year 1997
Builder Designed and built by the Wooden Boatshop (Sorrento VIC)



King Billy Pine planking over Celery Top ribs with Queensland Beech decking.

Launched November 1997 at Sorrento.


A particularly fast boat, campaigned by a quality crew.

Race Record

1997-98: Line Honours 1998 Portsea Cup Mud Island race Queenscliff Regatta HT 4 Port Phillip Regatta HT 2 State Titles Twilight Race 1998/99: Line Honours 1999 Portsea Cup Twilight Race Mud Island race Port Arlington to Geelong Geelong regatta


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Boat Measurement in Detail

C97 Margarita
Hull LOA 26′ 8 1/2″
FWD (Fwd Mastface Fwd Stem) 8′ 6 1/4″
AFT (Aft Mast Aft Transom) 17′ 9 1/2″
BOBSTAY to waterline 5″ Measured
FORE FOOT 12 1/2″
Sails LP (Luff perpendicular) 16′ 1/4″
JIB 221.1
MAIN 378
Ballast Ballast Weight
Engine Yanmar
Compliant YES