Below is a register of RBYC vessels. Read more about the boat, the owners and what significance there is in the boat name.
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Boat Name Norma Jeane
Owners Barry and Evie Tanner
Boat Rego/Sail Number HR 770
Boat Description Bavaria 38
Origin of boat name
Named after Marilyn Monroe and just as beautiful
She was first launched in Sydney by her first owners Rem and Marg Van Dorssen and sailed down to Victoria where they cruised her for a number of years before we luckily acquired her.
Highlights of your time as owner
We have both cruised and raced her winning Club Champion at Safety Beach Yacht club along with numerous other race awards a winter series a few years ago in particular which was quite challenging.
She has raced in numerous ORCV events over the years.
We again attended Sail Peninsula this year winning second division.
What are your plans
Continue to enjoy her, she is a solid and safe boat, I have cruised her single handed for many ocean miles and shall hopefully continue along with competing in selected race events which she is quite capable given her “Cruising title”