STP65 Popularity Grows


While many people were looking to box rules as the future of Grand Prix racing, a couple of new STP65 boats are getting attention. The October edition of Yachting World features ‘Moneypenny’ as it’s boat of the month with an accompanying article about the class. 

Rosebud, the first of the new STP65s (Storm Trysail Transpac 65) collected the overall win the Sydney Hobart Race and the boats are starting to draw attention. 

Today, reports that another STP65; Container, has been launched in Kiel, Germany. Container is the third boat of this class.

The industry had been speculating, the experts were certain and now she is here: Udo Schütz, founder of Schütz GmbH & Co. KGaA and pioneer of honeycomb technologies prevalent in aircraft construction, is ready to show off a brand new boat.

The new sailing yacht CONTAINER, one of the successors to the legendary yachts of the eighties and nineties of the same name, will be presented to owner and crew in the first week in September. After 11 months of construction at the Knierim-Werft dockyard, the first test runs are being conducted in the Kiel Fjord putting the yacht through its paces.