The Yachts

Dream Lover

Dream Lover



Dream Lover is a custom designed, water ballasted, Murray Burns Dovell 40ft racer/cruiser – owned and skippered by Rick Morgan (Morgans Seafood).  The yacht was launched in March 2006 by the Morgan Family and has participated in many ocean-going races including  Brisbane to Gladstone (2007 & 2008), Brisbane to Great Keppel (2007 & 2008) & 2007's PH winning performance in the 34th Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race.

The 2008 Rolex Sydney Hobart will be Dream Lover's first & it will be quite the family affair with the crew consisting of  Rick Morgan & daughter Penny Morgan, Peter Gaddes & son Shane Gaddes, Peter Chilman & son James Chilman with John Caulfield, Brad Thomson & Scott Miller.


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Dream Lover
Sail Number 826
Owner Rick Morgan
Skipper Rick Morgan
Navigator P Morgan
Crew J Caulfield, B Thomson, P Chilman, J Chilman, P Gaddes, S Gaddes (2), S Miller (2)
State QLD
Type MBD 40
Designer MBD
Builder Custom Boat Builders
Construction Composite/Fiber
LOA 12.47
Beam 3.73
Draft 2.66