This was Dr Hugh Torode’s yacht, variously known as Pelagic Magic and Shepherd Centre, and last raced to Hobart in 2013, finishing 41st overall and fourth in Division 4. In the 2010 race, it finished 33rd overall and fourth in IRC Division 4 and third in ORCi Division 3. In the 2011 Hobart, was scored DNF due to a failure to report at Green Cape, which is mandatory. New owner Simon Dunlop has entered the race with an experienced crew from Melbourne, Batemans Bay and Canberra, where 26 Hobart race veteran, Erik Adriaanse, resides.
|Yacht Name||Pelagic Magic|
|Skipper||Simon Dunlop (1)|
|Crew||E Adriaanse (25), G Dunlop (1), J Tracey (1), M Martin (2), P Cotterill, P Jones (10), S McDonald (1), S Chapple, T Sutton (1)|