The Yachts


Category Placing
IRC - Div 1 1
Line Honours 9
Line Honours - Div 361 9
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After a break of a couple of years, Bob Steel is returning to the Rolex Sydney Hobart, the race he won in 2002 with his previous Quest, a Nelson/Marek 46. His current Quest is a state-of-the-art TP52 with which he has already won the 2008 Skandia Geelong Week and finished 2nd in the 2008 Audi Sydney Gold Coast Race.  He has crew of great experience, including Mike Green who has sailed  to Hobart 28 times.


Competitor Details

Name Quest
Sail Number 52002
Owner Bob Steel
Skipper Bob Steel (17)
Crew M Green (29), A Pearson (10), B Baker (6), H Brodie (22), P Messenger (23), S Newton (2), M Clark (2), A Ferguson (3), A Brown (19), A McBean (1), S McCuaig, M Bassett, C Crafoord.
State NSW
Type TP 52
Designer Bruce Farr
Builder Goetz
Construction Composite
LOA 15.84
Beam 4.34
Draft 3.18