The Yachts

Abracadabra

Abracadabra scored her best result yet in last year’s Hobart, this PHS Division 2 boat won PHS overall, defeating all the Division 1 boats. James Murchison sailed the Tripp 47 to PHS 10th in the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart. Previous results include seventh overall in 1996, with all others sailed under PHS for 13th in 2006, 18th in 2008, 14th in 2010 and seventh in 2012. Abracadabra finished 10th overall in the 2016 Sydney Gold Coast race. She placed PHS third in the 2014 Gold Coast after winning PHS overall in 2013. Murchison has also contested the Melbourne Osaka double handed race and others in the past.

 

Competitor Details

Name Abracadabra
Sail Number 5612
Owner James Murchison
Skipper James Murchison (10)
Sailing Master Paul Loxton (4)
Crew P Craig (3), A Beasley, J Francis (8), D Garnett, C Greenhalgh (3), B Paton (2), M Formosa (23), Mitch Croak
State NSW
Club RSYS
Type Tripp 47
Designer Bill Tripp
Builder Carroll Marine
Construction Foam Core
LOA 14.33
Beam 4.17
Draft 2.75