Before Sebastian Bohm bought this former Celestial in 2019, Sam Haynes sailed her to 17th overall in the 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart. Since being renamed Smuggler, Bohm finished eighth overall in the 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart and placed second to the latest Celestial in February’s 55nm Summer Offshore Series Virtual Mark Race, was second in the Port Hacking Race and third in Race 7 of the SOPS in late February. She placed sixth overall in November’s Flinders Islet race and 10th in the following Bird Island race.
Previously, Bohm capped off a solid season with his former Smuggler (a Rogers 46, also ex-Haynes), including a best place of sixth for divisional second in the 2017 Hobart, and 24th in the 2018 race. He also won the IRC/ORCi/PHS triple in the 2018 Sydney Noumea race and won Line and Overall at the 2019 Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Race and placed 17th for third in Division 2 in the 2019 Sydney Gold Coast race. Smuggler will be amongst the TP52 action come the big race.
|Skipper||Sebastian Bohm (7)|
|Navigator||Steve Taylor (3)|
|Crew||Steve McConaghy (20), Mark Feilberg (10), Ashley Major (10), Tom Wormald (1), Nicholas Armstrong (6), Bradley Madders (1), Jake Newman (12), Timothy Davis (13), Sam Price (14), Mario Marfella, Andrew Ebbott (5), Peter Tarimo (14)|