DSS | 23 Marieville Esp, Sandy Bay TAS 7005  03 6223 1977

2018 Entrants

Boat Name:      AS GOOD AS IT GETS
Owner:              Ian Marshall
Skipper:            Ian Marshall
Sail Number:   5846
Type of Boat:   Beneteau First 40.7
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Bellerive Yacht Club

Crew: TBC.

AS GOOD AS IT GETS this is third L2H for the boat with 6 regular L2H crew with 2 new crew on-board with over 40 years L2H’s amongst the crew.

Boat Name:      AVENGER
Owner:              Peter Marmion
Skipper:            Peter Marmion
Sail Number:   G79
Type of Boat:   Adams 12
Division:           PHS
Club:                 Huon Yacht Club

Crew: Adam Marmion, Gordon Clark, Naomi Watkins, Phil Watkins, Rowan Langford, Karen Alexander and Calista Kerns-Stokes.

AVENGER is an Adams 12 built by Trewartha Brothers at Port Fairy, Victoria in 1983. AVENGER, formerly Doris VI, has a long racing history which includes Sydney to Hobart and Westcoaster races. Under the previous owner she cruised to New Zealand in 2012.

Boat Name:      B&G ADVANTAGE
Owner:              Jeff Cordell
Skipper:            Jeff Cordell
Sail Number:   5441
Type of Boat:   Mumm 36
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Bellerive Yacht Club

Crew: TBC.

This will be the 12th race for B&G ADVANTAGE. The crew is a mix of regulars and some are ‘ring ins’ from another Mumm 36. The best results have been in the Inaugural race where they won line honours, PHS, AMS and IRC. The crew aim to finish in a top 5 spot and are looking forward to a battle with boats that are of similar size.

Boat Name:      FILEPRO
Owner:              FilePro Syndicate
Skipper:            Tim Gadsby
Sail Number:   A22
Type of Boat:   Lyons 40
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Bellerive Yacht Club

Crew: TBC.

FILEPRO, a David Lyons-designed 40-footer, originally names Micropay Cuckoos Nest, won the 1993 Sydney Hobart on corrected time after surviving a gale-force battering in the Tasman Sea. Since then, the yacht has had a number of owners and names in various states. A syndicate of Bellerive Yacht Club members, bought the yacht in 2016 and have been campaigning the yacht in Hobart since then. The boat is sponsored by Filepro, an Australian Owned software company specialising in practice management systems for law firms.

Boat Name:      FOOTLOOSE
Owner:              Stewart Geeves and Kaye Roberts
Skipper:            Stewart Geeves
Sail Number:   881
Type of Boat:   Young 88
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania

Crew: TBC.

Timber young 88 built by Ian Milner in 1984 owned by Stewart Geeves and Kaye Roberts.  A regular competitor since 2010, FOOTLOOSE is one of the smallest boats in this event, her crew hope to acquit themselves well against some of the glamour boats of the fleet.

Boat Name:      FORCE ELEVEN
Owner:              Tristan Gourlay
Skipper:            Tristan Courlay
Sail Number:   3152
Type of Boat:   Adams 11.9
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Derwent Sailing Squadron

Crew: TBC.

Force Eleven is a modified Adams 11.9 that competed in the 2018 Melbourne to Osaka Two Handed Yacht Race and is looking forward to racing around our home state again.

Boat Name:      HEATWAVE
Owner:              Matthew Keal
Skipper:            Matthew Keal
Sail Number:   7505
Type of Boat:   Farr 36
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Bellerive Yacht Club

Crew: TBC.

Boat Name:      HELSAL V
Owner:              Robert and Sally Smith
Skipper:            Robert Smith
Sail Number:   YC 5974
Type of Boat:   First 40.7
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Derwent Sailing Squadron

Crew: TBC.

Boat Name:      ILLUSION
Owner:              David Brett
Skipper:            David Brett
Sail Number:   6577
Type of Boat:   Hanse 400e
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Derwent Sailing Squadron

Crew: TBC.

ILLUSION is a Hanse 400e brought to Tasmania from Sydney in 2013. Since then the boat has competed in twilight, pennant, L2H and other offshore  races. Illusion was the Division One AMS winner in the 2016/17 Long Race Series.

Boat Name:      LAWLESS
Owner:              Stephen McElwee
Skipper:            Stephen McElwee
Sail Number:   SM28
Type of Boat:   Green 31
Division:           PHS/AMS
Club:                 Port Dalrymple Yacht Club

Crew: Alan Livermore, Tim Fergusson, Vince Anderson, Paul Badcock and Jodie Sullivan.

LAWLESS skippered and owned by Stephen McElwee is competing in its fifth L2H this year. LAWLESS races competitively at club level from its home club.

Boat Name:      MISCHIEF
Owner:              Duncan Macgill
Skipper:            Duncan Macgill
Sail Number:   33
Type of Boat:   Kaufman 31
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Bellerive Yacht Club

Crew: TBC.

Boat Name:      OFF-PISTE
Owner:              Paul Einoder
Skipper:            Paul Einoder
Sail Number:   834
Type of Boat:   Beneteau Oceanis 34
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania

Crew: Greg Rowlings, James Pirie, Jamie Lawrence, Peter Pangas, Ben Thiessen and Bernard Farrington.

OFF-PISTE is again competing in the L2H after a year off from the race in 2017 with hopes to come back in winning form as in 2015 race.

Boat Name:      PHASE THREE
Owner:              Paul Strong
Skipper:            Paul Strong
Sail Number:   4819
Type of Boat:   Northshore 36
Division:           PHS/CRUISING
Club:                 Bellerive Yacht Club

Crew: Mark Kopplemann, Tracy Taylor and Rod Cushion.

PHASE THREE is a pilot house yacht built by in Sydney during 1989 by Northshore. The yacht later relocated to Queensland and most recently is located in Hobart. The crew have a range of experience with Rod Cushion competing in 10 L2H races and Paul having done 6.

Boat Name:      PHILOSOPHER
Owner:              Shaun Tiedemann
Skipper:            Shaun Tiedemann
Sail Number:   20
Type of Boat:   Sydney 36cr
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Derwent Sailing Squadron

Crew: Sam Tiedemann, Andrew Davison, Nick Corkhill, Tom Stearnes, Alec Bailey and Nelson Brown.

PHILOSOPHER is a Sydney 36cr built by Azzura Marine in 2008. She is a 3 time Australian IRC Champion. Purchased by Shaun Tiedemann in 2016 so he could sail with his son Sam and Sam’s mates, PHILOSOPHER has proven to be a very competitive boat in Hobart and Nationally.

Boat Name:      PRION 
Owner:              John Dryden
Skipper:            John Dryden/Finlay Cooper
Sail Number:   763
Type of Boat:   Lyons Mount Gay 30
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Kettering Yacht Club

Crew: Michelle Lucas, Gavin Dagley, Gavin Cameron and Luca Smillie.

PRION is the name of a small, darting seabird. Like her namesake PRION the yacht is small and, when the conditions are right, darts about the ocean keeping bigger boats honest.

Boat Name:      RAD
Owner:              Brent McKay
Skipper:            Marcus McKay
Sail Number:   4964
Type of Boat:   Radford 35I
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Kettering Yacht Club

Crew: TBC.

RAD formerly “Race” was built in 1989 in NSW designed by Radford Yachts and was completely rebuilt in 2015 by Steve Brinkoff. This will be RAD‘s third L2H race.

Boat Name:      SAGITTARIUS
Owner:              John & Vonda Hall
Skipper:            John Hall
Sail Number:   4003
Type of Boat:   Farr 38
Division:           PHS
Club:                 Spring Bay Boat Club

Crew: TBC.

SAGITTARIUS is based at Triabunna, regularly competing in local races. The boat is competed in 3 Three Peaks races and also raced in the Crown Series, Pipe Opener and Cygnet Regatta. John is looking forward to the boats 1st campaign of the L2H.

Boat Name:      SALTAIR
Owner:              Sarah Allard
Skipper:            Sarah Allard
Sail Number:   R410
Type of Boat:   Elan 410
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Royal Yacht Club of Victoria

Crew: Bernard Allard, Nicholas Allard, Lisette Allard and Amanda Spinks-Cooper.

SALTAIR will be crossing Bass Strait again to compete in the 2018 L2H race. Sailed with crew this time after competing two handed in the 2012 and 2013 races.

 

Boat Name:      SASSY
Owner:              Tim White
Skipper:            Ian White
Sail Number:   TYC 65
Type of Boat:   Delphia 37
Division:           PHS
Club:                 Tamar Yacht Club

Crew: Lynn Dawson, Andrew White, Rob Dawson and Geoff Pratt.

SASSY is a Delphia 37 designed by Andrew Skrzat and built in Poland. She will be sailed by the same crew of family and friends as in the 2017 L2H.

Boat Name:      TALOFA
Owner:              Rob Cawthorn
Skipper:            Rob Cawthorn
Sail Number:   1988
Type of Boat:   North Shore 38
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Kettering Yacht Club

Crew: TBC.

Boat Name:      THE FORK IN THE ROAD
Owner:              Geoff White & Gary Smith
Skipper:            Gary Smith
Sail Number:   TAS 100
Type of Boat:   Bakewell White 45
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Derwent Sailing Squadron / Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania

Crew: TBC.

THE FORK IN THE ROAD is an offshore racing yacht built locally by owners Gary Smith and Geoff White. THE FORK IN THE ROAD carries sails made by Steve Walker Sails with its aluminium mast built by Ian Brett Spars.

Boat Name:      TILT
Owner:              Peter and Catherine Cretan
Skipper:            Peter Cretan
Sail Number:   4913
Type of Boat:   Marten 49
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Derwent Sailing Squadron / Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania

Crew: TBC.

TILT is a 2009 Marten 49 owned by Peter and Catherine Cretan.

Boat Name:      ULTIMATE CHALLENGE
Owner:              Peter Jenkins
Skipper:            Peter Jenkins
Sail Number:   S82
Type of Boat:   Dubois 40
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Derwent Sailing Squadron

Crew: TBA.

Once a yacht racing warhorse, ULTIMATE CHALLENGE is now famous for all the wrong reasons. This group of Hobart misfits are often granted race entry on compassionate grounds due only to the fact they guarantee a spike in bar sales. Their trophy cabinet is full of empty beer cans, broken boat bits and random pairs of sunglasses. In the unlikely event this crew stand on top of a podium they will be sure have a party like no other!

Boat Name:      WHIRLWIND
Owner:              Damian Betts
Skipper:            Damian Betts
Sail Number:   4018
Type of Boat:   Adams 10
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC/2-Handed
Club:                 Kettering Yacht Club

Crew: Cheyne Timmermans.

WHIRLWIND will be competing in the L2H for the first time in 2018. Racing out of Kettering Yacht Club this modified Adams 10 will be hoping to competing in a 2-handed category if sufficient entries and also under AMS and IRC.

Boat Name:      ZEPHRY
Owner:              Ian Johnston
Skipper:            Ian Johnston
Sail Number:   HKG1943
Type of Boat:   Farr 41 MX
Division:           PHS/AMS/IRC
Club:                 Derwent Sailing Squadron

Crew: TBC.

ZEPHYR is a 12.6 metre Farr designed Bermudian sloop and has been active in twilight, combined club events and offshore races out of the DSS. It competed in the 2016 L2H with solid results. Recent IRC measurement and success in the Isle of Caves overnight race in IRC gave grounds for optimism especially in heavy windward work.

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