The Yachts

Helsal IV

Category Placing
PHS 17
PHS - Div 1 9
Line Honours 67
Line Honours - Div 361 67
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Dr Tony Fisher, line honours winner of the 1973 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race onboard his famous yacht Helsal (“The flying footpath”) has entered Helsal IV,  a luxury Dynamique 62 foot cruiser/racer, in the 2008 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race for the third consecutive year. This year the yacht will be skippered by his daughter Sally Smith (formerly Sally Fisher) the ‘sal’ part of Helsal, with her brother Robert Fisher skippering Helsal III in this year’s race.


Competitor Details

Name Helsal IV
Sail Number H262
Owner Tony Fisher/Sally Smith
Skipper Sally Smith
Crew R Smith (1), S McIndoe (2), B McIndoe (2), A Marsh, R Tees, R Marsh, G Brookes, S Wennerbom, M Wennerbom
State TAS
Type Dynamique 62
Designer Philippe Briand
Builder Dynamique
Construction GRP
LOA 18.65
Beam 5.0
Draft 2.45