The Yachts

Ray White Spirit of Koomooloo

Category Placing
IRC 26
IRC - Div 4 2
Line Honours 47
Line Honours - Div 361 47
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This is the 23rd Rolex Sydney Hobart race for this remarkable boat during her 40 years of ocean racing.  As the original Ragamuffin she won the 1971 Fastnet Race  and contested three Admiral’s Cup. Then as Margaret Rintoul II she continued to race to Hobart, her best result  2nd to Love & War in the 30 year Veterans division of the 50th Sydney Hobart. The Freebairns bought her to replace another grand old yacht, Koomooloo, which sank during the 2006 race.


Competitor Details

Name Ray White Spirit of Koomooloo
Sail Number 2170
Owner Mike Freebairn
Skipper Mike Freebairn (5)
Crew P White (5), A Reed (5), J Moody (1), B Harburg (1), J Harvey, J Van Roon, D Cooke, G Collier, B Kelly
State QLD
Club Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron
Type S&S 48
Designer S & S
Builder Quilkey Bros
Construction Wood
LOA 14.8
Beam 3.6
Draft 2.4