Boat Name: Finnegan
Sail: US 123
Year Built: 1985
Designer: Brian Wertheimer
Builder: Martin Boat, Vancouver B.C.
Owner: Andy Parker
History: Originally named Steverino, after Brian Wertheimer's father. Designed to compete in the 1985 Worlds sailed at Cannes. Returned to Seattle, where Brian steered her to victory in the 1986 North American Championships. Brian also took Steverino to the 1987 Worlds held at Oyster Bay, placing X of XX entries. One of the first wing keeled sixes, along withthe Bruc Kirby designed Capriccio and Ed DuBois' Pacific Highway (now in the UK). Winner of the 1996 Sir Thomas Lipton Cup for Pat Goodfellow and Jay Hart as "Haute Flash." Andy Parker purchased the boat in 2005 and has since won nearly every contest on Puget Sound, including the 2006 US Nationals and the 2007 Sir Thomas Lipton Cup.