470 Hull #1000 goes into production exactly 20 years after hull #1
Hull #1000 is for Luke Patience & Elliot Willis (GBR).
Luke won the 2012 Olympic silver medal sailing one of his earlier Mackay boats.
NZL175 was Hull #1, built for Simon Cooke & Matt Brown in 1994.
Simon went on to win the 2002 World Championships sailing NZL55 which was his 3rd Mackay 470.
The 998 boats between these two have been for sailors from every 470 sailing nation.
These have included 18 Olympic and 55 World Championship medal winners.
Boat #1000 won the 2015 Miami World CUp regatta.
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