The Yachts

Enchantress

John Willoughby sailed the red hulled Enchantress from South Australia before heading to Hobart in 2014 and 2015. Last year she finished the Hobart 23rd overall, in 2014 she was 19th overall, fourth in Division 4, third in the Veterans 30 Year and fourth in the Veterans 20 Year. Crew have sailed the boat to Sydney again, advantageous for the race ahead. In her first Hobart in 2012, she was 19th and third in Division 4. Enchantress has also done 20 Adelaide Port Lincoln races and won the 2010 Melbourne to Hobart under IRC, PHS and AMS. She was designed and built of wood by John Muirhead to be fast downwind.

 

Competitor Details

Name Enchantress
Sail Number SA346
Owner John Willoughby
Skipper John Willoughby (3)
Sailing Master Michael Lane (1)
Navigator Greg Pearce (1)
Crew T Pearce, R Stewart, N Swan (3), D Turner, J Smith
State SA
Club RSAYS
Type Muirhead 11
Designer John Muirhead
Builder John Muirhead
Construction Wood Epoxy
LOA 11.0
Beam 3.2
Draft 2.3