Allan Prior YachtingAllan Prior Yachting p2Christy Prior YachtingYacht AthenaYacht Hyperion

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Anakena Main Salon: Classic John Munford interior.

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Anakena was awarded "The Show boats Best Sailing Yacht" and the prestigious "International Super Yachts Best Sailing Yacht over 36 meters" and also "Best Interior".

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Yacht Anakena sailing off the Isle of Wight, England 1996.
Designer: Ted Hood Group. LOA: 40.28 m.



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Whitbread Maxi "New Zealand Endeavour" rounding
Cape Horn in the 1993-94 WRTWR, She went on to win overall.

Prior was Helmsman, trimmer and back up navigator on this and on 2 other Whitbread Races.

Prior was Navigator on the Round Europe Race leading up to the Whitbread, which NZ Endeavour also won.

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Kialoa V
- The last of 5 Maxi boats for Jim Kilroy seen coming into Newport harbor. Kilroys fleet of maxi's dominated the maxi scene for nearly 30 years holding records that stood for decades.

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Project Manager, Allan Prior with model of Dijkstra/PB Design 90 Meter Classic Schooner Athena. She was delivered to her owner in September 2004.

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS INCLUDE:

MAXI YACHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
1981: Kialoa IV 1983: Kialoa IV 1987: Kialoa V

1977-78 Whitbread Round the World Race with Sir Peter Blake on Maxi yacht "Condor" First to finish.

1989-90 Whitbread Round the World Race with Grant Dalton on "Fisher & Paykel" 2nd Overall.

1993-94 Whitbread Round the World Race with Grant Dalton on "New Zealand Endeavour" 1st Overall.

1979-90 Kialoa 3, 4 & 5 Captain and sailing master for Jim Kilroy's Maxi Boat Programs.

1992 America's Cup Defense - Dennis Conner's "Stars & Stripes 92"

1995 America's Cup Defense - Dennis Conner's "Stars & Stripes 95"

Captain & Project Manager Yacht Anakena. 1995-1997
Captain & Project Manager Yacht Hyperion.1997-2000
Project Manager Yacht Athena 2000-2005
Project Manager Yacht Ethereal 2005-2008

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Maxi yacht
Kialoa III dramatically broke the Sydney to Hobart Race record in 1975 and held the mark for 21 years. In addition to her Sydney to Hobart wins, Kialoa's dozens of ocean-racing victories included winning the Transatlantic, Transpac, China Sea and the World Ocean racing championships. She dominated Maxi racing during her era, including victories in the SORC and Maxi world championships.

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Security at Prior Yacht Management is provided
by Sydney the totally Mad and Loveable Jack Russell.

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Ethereal March 2009

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Ethereal March 2009 anchored near Spain

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Ethereal at Anchor Spain 2009