Eighty one year-old Syd Fischer, a legend in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race history, is contesting his 46th offshore season and his 40th race south as skipper of his latest Ragamuffin, a TP52 originally from San Diego. Fischer won the Sydney Hobart overall in 1992 and took line honours twice with his German Frers designed maxi Ragamuffin, in 1988 and 1990. Syd Fischer is the current CYCA’s Blue Water Champion (2007/2008) – the ninth time he has won this coveted title.
|Sail Number||AUS 70|
|Owner||Syd Fischer (39)|
|Crew||T Ellis (41), P Eadie (25), J Dock (6), K Cowan, M Edmonds, N Workman, L Jaimeson (23), J De Kock (7), M Hayes (12), C Wade-Lehman, J Goluzd (27).|