The Yachts

Charlie's Dream

Charlie's Dream


Charlie's Dreamis a cruising yacht named in memory of Peter Lewis' father-in-law, who loved cruising and would have loved having the yacht named for him. Since delivery in September 2008, she has mostly cruised, but has competed in three Rolex Sydney Hobarts, two Gosford to Lord Howe Islands, two Brisbane to Gladstone's and a Brisbane to Keppel race along the way.

In her first Sydney Hobart outing in 2008, Charlie's Dreamplaced second in the Cruising Division, followed by a fourth in the Cruising Division of the 2009 Brisbane to Gladstone Race. In 2010, she won her PHS Division of the Gosford Lord Howe Island race and went on to finish eighth in PHS Division 2 of the Rolex Sydney Hobart. In 2011-2012 she circumnavigated Australia, and in June, completed the Brisbane to Noumea Rally.


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Charlie's Dream
Sail Number RQ1920
Owner Peter Lewis
Skipper Peter Lewis (3)
Crew B Pozzey (3), G Boyd (2), R Harrison (1), N Everson (1), P Zemek, R Pym, J Saunders, K Kaiser (1)
State QLD
Type Bluewater 450
Designer Holland/Cole/Lowe
Builder Bluewater Cruising Yachts
Construction GRP
LOA 13.7
Beam 4.1
Draft 1.7