The Yachts


Category Placing
Fully Crewed IRC 20
Fully Crewed IRC - Div 4 5
Fully Crewed ORCi 20
Fully Crewed ORCi - Div 3 7
Line Honours 32
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Leith Group Developments bought Dodgeball from Queenslander John Warlow in February.  The boat has been racing in RQYS events, keeping the crew together until they could get to Sydney. Leith Group Developments raced the Rolex Sydney Hobart in 2019, and renamed Ocean Crusaders Dodgeball, she placed 20th for third in Division 6 and went on to win Division 3 of the 2020 Australian Yachting Championships in Hobart. Skipper for the race this year is Ray Sweeney (former owner of the Sydney 38, Mondo). Navigator is Brian Pozzey, who is well-known through his Sailing Adventures company, which offers unique holiday experience on luxury cruising yachts.


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Dodgeball
Sail Number 4077
Owner Leith Group Developments
Skipper Ray Sweeney (5)
Navigator Brian Pozzey (7)
Crew Nick Hollingworth, David Walton (1), Jake Gundry (2), Michael Blair (13), Alexander Jennings (3), Chris Evans (2), David Jackson, Emma Baillie
State NSW
Club Middle Harbour Yacht Club
Type Beneteau First 40.7
Designer Bruce Farr (NZ)
Builder Beneteau Yachts
Construction GRP
LOA 11.9
Beam 3.8
Draft 2.4