The Yachts


Category Placing
PHS - Div 2 1
Corinthian 3
Line Honours 46
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James Murchison and his boat last year finished 10th overall under PHS and seventh Division 2, with 33rd in Corinthian Division of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Previous results include seventh overall in 1996, with all others were sailed under PHS for 13th in 2006, 18th in 2008, 14th in 2010 and 7th in 2012. Abracadabra finished 10th overall in the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race in July, not her best result for the race. She placed third in the PHS division in 2014 and won PHS overall win in 2013. Other past events Murchison has contested include the Melbourne Osaka double handed, Pittwater to Coffs Harbour and Sydney Mooloolaba races.     


Competitor Details

Name Abracadabra
Sail Number 5612
Owner James Murchison
Skipper James Murchison (9)
Crew S D'Arx (5), J Francis (7), B Paton (1), M Formosa (22), P Loxton (3), P Craig (2), K Francis, J O'Keefe, M Paton
State NSW
Type Tripp 47
Designer Bill Tripp
Builder Carroll Marine
Construction Foam Core
LOA 14.33
Beam 4.17
Draft 2.75