Ray White Spirit of Koomooloo
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.
|Yacht Name||Ray White Spirit of Koomooloo|
|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|
|Club||Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron|
|Designer||S & S|