Mike and John Blenkinsop are a father and son duo taking on the world! Who will win? The father? or the son? Not only racing against each other, racing against the world! They are currently building two 5.80s in Noosa, Australia.

Mike found the passion for sailing through his father. Having been extremely successful in windsurfing, sailing came naturally. With his great results qualifying for world windsurfing championships, he then sailed throughout his life, from hobie cat racing to cruising up and down coastal waters on various boats.

Mike will be turning 70, entering the seniors division. His motto is simply, “Follow Me”.

These aren’t boats; they’re extensions of our hearts, built with our own hands full time over 3 years. We poured everything into making them seaworthy, ready to dance with the fiercest waves. We are both in this race to win.

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