The Yachts

Helsal 3

Helsal 3


Helsal 3 is an iconic ocean racing yacht which has been part of the Australian scene for over 30 years. The yacht was designed by Joe Adams, it has undergone a number of recent upgrades to the keel, rudder and recently had a new mast boom and rigging fitted with increase in sail area. 

Helsal 3 has a strong training program and culture to promote safe and successful sailing. Helsal 3 has raced in multiple Rolex Sydney Hobart races and achieved podium positions in the last four races in PHS and aspires to a competitive 2019 race. 


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Helsal 3
Sail Number 262
Owner Paul Mara / Adrian van der Rijt
Skipper Rob Fisher (21)
Navigator Mike Rose
Crew A Goode (9), A Van Der Rijt (3), B Perry (5), C Tate (2), D Corbett, G Bartlett, H Pilcher (1), J Davis (5), L van der Rijt, M Kardas (1),N Edwards (2), N Nieuwenhuys (2), R Kaur, R van der Rijt (1), T van der Rijt (2)
State NSW
Type Adams 20
Designer Joe Adams
Builder McConaghy
Construction GRP
LOA 20
Beam 4.6
Draft 3.4