Jimmy Cornell’s previous boats
Aventura III (Aventura Trois)
Built in 1998 by Alubat at Sables d’Olonne, in the west of France. Was launched in May 1998 and sailed in 1999 to Antarctica. From there Aventura III sailed to Alaska and British Columbia, and was shipped back to the Mediterranean. In 2001 Jimmy Cornell started his third circumnavigation of the world which he completed in 2006.
|Type||Ovni 43 Hull Number 73|
|Draught||centreboard down 2.50 m, up 0.80 m|
|Sail area||90 sq.m|
|Engine||Volvo Penta MD22 50 hp|
Was launched in 1989 and completed a circumnavigation between 1989 and 1992, some of which was part of the first Round the World Rally organized by Jimmy Cornell between 1991 and 1992
|Architect||One-off designed by Bill Dixon and Jimmy Cornell|
|Build||Croft Marine in 1989|
|LOA||12.20 m (40 ft)|
|Draught||2 m with retractable keel down, 1 m with keel up|
|designed 13 tons, cruising: 16 tons|
Original Aventura. Sailed around the world 1975-1981.
|Architect||Trintella III designed by van de Stadt|
|Build||– Hull built by Tylers Boatyard in Tonbridge, Kent in 1974.
– Bare hull fitted out by Jimmy Cornell in London Royal Albert Docks 1974-1975.
|LOA||11.0 m (36 ft)|