Design #268 Two Ton IOR
Two yachts to this design have been built. DONKY 6 for Dr. Shuji Doi of Japan, and the second, SHOCKWAVE, making her racing debut under the ownership of Neville Crichton, a New Zealander living in Australia.
Doi prepared DONKY 6 for Japan Cup competition where the yacht finished a creditable second in her class. The yacht now moves on to the Two Ton and Kenwood Cup events in Hawaii this August.
SHOCKWAVE'S first racing event will be the Two Ton and Kenwood Cups, to be followed by competition at the 1993 Admiral's Cup.
DONKY 6 and SHOCKWAVE are a logical development from the successful 1990 Design 242 seen on the water as LA ROUGE. LA ROUGE won the 1991 Two Ton Cup and additionally placed first in her class, and second overall on the winning, all Farr-designed Italian