The Yachts


Category Placing
IRC 18
IRC - Div 2 5
ORCi 7
Line Honours 25
* Click on the categories for full standings

Built to compete on the International 45’ circuit, circa 1997, Rush has contested most of the major Victorian offshore races and regattas and is returning for her fifth Rolex Sydney Hobart with much the same crew as the last couple of races.  Rush placed 5th in IRC Division 2 in the Rolex Sydney Hobart 2008.


Competitor Details

Name Rush
Sail Number B45
Owner Ian & John Paterson
Skipper John Paterson
Crew P Greenwood (4), M Bunyard (4), T Cembala (2), M Bushby (2), R Hudson (1), M Queztizsch (1), S Tedstone (1), J Ezard, P Davies (4), M Cholerton-Brown, B Brown
State VIC
Club Royal Brighton Yacht Club
Type Farr 45
Designer Bruce Farr
Builder Caroll Marine
Construction Kevlar
LOA 13.81
Beam 4.1
Draft 2.95