Bob Steel returned to the Rolex Sydney Hobart last year after a five year break and won the race overall, collecting the Tattersall’s Cup for a second time. He won the race in 2002 with his previous Quest, a Nelson/Marek 46. Steel's current Quest is a state-of-the-art TP52 with which he has notched up some impressive wins including 2009 NSW IRC State Champion, Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta (IRC Division 1), Sail Port Stephens (IRC Division 1), 2008 Skandia Geelong Week and finished 2nd over the line in the 2008 Audi Sydney Gold Coast Race. He has crew of great experience with 140 races combined between them including Mike Green who has sailed to Hobart 30 times.
|Skipper||Bob Steel (18)|
|Crew||M Green (30), N Newton (4), S Newton (3), H Brodie (23), P Messenger (24), J Dock (9), A Ferguson (4), C Crafoord (23), J Harris (1), J Goluzd, N Cleary, M Bassett|