Blunderbuss competed in the 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart, finishing 27th overall and sixth from 16 in Division 3 against a hot field of seven other Beneteau 40’s, including the 2009 overall winner and runner-up, True Blue and Wicked – and in a race that favoured the big boats - Wild Oats XI taking her second treble. Previously owned by Tony Kinsman of Queensland, who sailed Blunderbuss with his three sons who campaigned her offshore, including the 2012 Brisbane Noumea race. According to Kinsman, her name represents what she is - a short-barrelled large-bored gun with a flared muzzle used at short range! Now Victorian Eric Marsh will fire her up.
|Navigator||Eric Marsh & John Owens|
|Crew||A Weekes, B Tyrrell, K Pasco, S Czapp, D Hutcheson, K Girdler (1)|
|Type||Beneteau First 40|