Ray White Spirit of Koomooloo
This is the 24th Rolex Sydney Hobart over 40 years of ocean racing for this remarkable boat. As the original Ragamuffin she won the 1971 Fastnet Race and contested three Admiral’s Cup. Then as Margaret Rintoul II she continued to race to Hobart, her best result 2nd to Love & War in the 30 year Veterans division of the 50th anniversary Sydney Hobart. The Freebairns bought her to replace another grand old yacht, Koomooloo, which sank during the 2006 race. Don sadly passed away this year, son Mike dedicating this year’s blue water classic to his friend and father.
|Yacht Name||Ray White Spirit of Koomooloo|
|Skipper||Mike Freebairn (6)|
|Crew||P White (6), A Reed (6), J Moody (2), B Harburg (2), A Turton, D Cooke, D Casson, G Collier, J Harvey|
|Club||Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron|
|Designer||S & S|