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AUCH is a Bruce Farr designed Beneteau First 44.7 built in 2006 and purchased by owner/skipper Richard Scarr and Philippa Calvert in 2010 AUCHs name was chosen by former owner David Bean to reflect the yachts racing and design heritage. AUCH is the historical capital of Gascony, in the south of France famed for its douceur de vivre sweetness of life, its rugged coast and its love affair with the ocean. Richard and Philippa plan to compete in the RYCT Bruny Island race in 2012 and the RYCT Maria Island Race 2012 with a loose plan to do 1 other major offshore event in 2012/13The Crew on Auch will be a mixture of young sailors from the Tasmanian Sailing Academy as well as some experienced offshore yachts men.With Richards coaching background he intends to train up the youth of Tasmania and give them the experience of big boat sailng, which will inturn provide new crew members for other skippers in the years to come.