Samurai Jack finished fourth overall under PHS and fourth in Division 2 in her second Rolex Sydney Hobart last year. She is a well-travelled modified Farr 39, built in USA and has competed in Japan and New Zealand. Michael Lazzarini sailed her to Brisbane in January 2009 and raced locally. In 2011 she contested the Brisbane Gladstone, Brisbane Great Keppel and Sydney Hobart, scoring a 31st in ORCi in the latter race. The Queensland yacht then raced the 2013 Melbourne Osaka 2013, but retired with structural damage. Lazzarini and co-skipper Ryan Donaldson worked hard to repair the boat and competed in last year’s light air Brisbane Gladstone race, but again retired. Lazzarini and crew are looking forward to some strong competition with the other 40 footers in the big race – and to finishing.
|Crew||C Knights, E Delaat, G Chapman, I Macfadyen, J Bankart, L Hore, Y Stevens|