Leopard is a Farr 100. Owner Mike Slade, originally owned 88ft Ocean Leopard then the 100ft Leopard of London and now Leopard 3. He also owned Longobarda. “The Bicentary gives us the challenge of top level racing in the Solent on our home patch,” he says. “ We would love to be on the podium.”
Leopard currently holds 5 World Speed Sailing records and 7 course records. All records have been ratified by the World Sailing Speed Record Council. (WSSRC). These include the Round the Island Race, the 24 hour record (twice), Transatlantic West to East, and Round Ireland.