Platu 25

The Platu 25 (formerly Beneteau 25) is a sailing boat designed by Farr Yacht Design led by Bruce Farr with the first boat being built by McDell Marine in New Zealand in the early 1990s. It became a class recognised by the International Sailing Federation in November 2006.

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Class symbol
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Development
DesignerFarr Yacht Design
Class is a member of World Sailing

HistoryEdit

The International Platu 25 Class Association was formed as the owners association to support the class and promote racing amongst owners which led to the class becoming an ISAF recognised. This entitled the class to hold World Championships.

The boat current two builders being Beneteau in France and Extreme Sailing Products near Singapore.

EventsEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

Year
Gold Silver Bronze
2007
 Neustadt
  La Revoltosa (GER)
Joachim Hellmich
  Flexi (GER)
Niklas Ganssauge
  Vilagarcia (ESP)
Carlos Paz Blanco
2008
 Crete
  Modus Vivendi – 3 Alfa (GRE)
Panagiotis Mantis
Kostas Karageorgiou
Vasilis Portosalte
Vaggelis Kappas
Stavros Argyros
  Flexi (GER)
Niklas Ganssauge
Sven Kruse
Bernhard Krüger
Sonja Krabbe
Thomas Kruse
  Bribon (ESP)
Marc De Antonio
Javi Jaudenes
Matias Bonet
Sofia Bertrand
Lluis Mas
2009
 Punta Ala
91 Boats
  Vilagarcia (ESP)
Antón Paz
  Modus Vivendi – 3 Alfa (GRE)
Panagiotis Mantis
  Bribon – Movistar (ESP)
Jose Cusì
2010
 Alicante
66 Boats
  Modus Vivendi – 3 Alfa (GRE)
Panagiotis Mantis
Pavlos Kagialis
Vaggelis Kappas
Andreas Paleras
Kostas Karageorgiou
  Carpantxo (ESP)
J. Pintos
F. Sanchez
R.Alvarez
J. Figueria
B. Coira
  Iberdola (ESP)
M. Weiller
F. Pomar
M. Bonet
P. Balaguer
F. Gallastegui
2011
 Gmunden
46 Boats
  EUZ II Monella Vagabonda (ITA)
Sandro Montefusco
Markus Sigrist
Corrado Capece Minutolo
Francesco Lanera
Elisabetta Picca
Lukas Gerig
  Mundo Marino (ESP)
Francisco Sánchez Ferrer
Roman Illan Garcia
Jesús De Arias Far
Marina Sanchez
Cristina Femenía
Alvaro De Haro
  Falkone (GER)
Cornelius Heeschen
Falko Knabe
Ole Von Studnitz
Thorben Nowak
Frank Wegener
2012
 Rosignano
50 Boat
  EUZ II Monella Vagabonda (ITA)
Sandro Montefusco
Paolo Montefusco
Corrado Capece Minutolo
Francesco Lanera
Andrea Quartulli
  Vilagarcia (ESP)
Carlos Paz
Anton Paz Blanco
Juan Deben
Joaquin Cores Abuin
Bernardo Paz Docampo
  Five for Fighting 3 (ITA)
Alberto La Tegola
Tommaso De Bellis Vitti
Diego Romero
Mario Di Rienzo
Mario Rinaldi
2013
 Portosín
22 Boat
  Credite EGS (POR)
Afonso Domingos
Gil Conde
Nuno Barreto
Filipe Matias
Pedro Patricio
  EUZ II Monella Vagabonda (ITA)
Sandro Montefusco
  E para comer Lugo (ESP)
Gonzalo Araújo
2014
 Antibes
35 Boat
  EUZ II Monella Vagabonda (ITA)
Francesco Lanera
Sandro Montefusco
Paolo Montefusco
Lorenzo de Felice
Michele Valenti
  Five for Fighting 3 (ITA)
Tommaso De Bellis Vitti
Nikolaos Mascoli
Michele Regolo
Gabriele Gorgoni
Giulio Desiderato
  Superbüsi (SUI)
Mathias Bermejo
David Erismann
Marcus Rindlisbacher
Roland Kunz
Nicolas Duchoud
2015
 Piraeus
Canceled
2016
 Brunnen
27 Boat
  Falkone (SUI)
Eric Monnin
Andreas Widmer
Julien Falxa
Clement Salzes
Mathieu Renault
  Superbüsi (SUI)
Mathias Bermejo
  Five for Fighting 3 (ITA)
Tommaso De Bellis Vitti
2017
 Mondello
35 Boat
  EUZ II Taverna Degli Amici (ITA)
Francesco Lanera
  Five For Figting 3 (ITA)
Tommaso De Bellis Vitti
  Brera Hotels (ITA)
Alberto Wolleb
2018
 Riga
37 Boats [1]
  EUZ II Taverna Degli Amici (ITA)
Sandro Montefusco
Francesco Lanera
Paolo Montefusco
Paolo Bucciarelli
Roberto Santomanco
  Easy Tiger (AUS)
Chris Way
Tommy Spithill
Steve McConaghy
Murray Gordon
Rachel Bower
  Penelope (EST)
Mati Sepp
Karl Kolk
Janno Hool
A. Kodar
R. Elnionis
2019
 Faro
Canceled
2020
 Nida
Postponed due to Covid-19
2021
 Nida

Announced[2]

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