Tasmanians Mark Bayles and Andrew Sinclair purchased the Cookson 12 formerly known as Pazazz and Grace O’Malley and have been racing their renamed Kraken 42S locally with numerous Launceston to Hobarts, Maria Islands and Bruny Island races under their belt. In mid-November, the pair won all three handicap divisions in the 180nm Maria Island Race. As Grace O’Malley, the boat was 40th in the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart after winning the Cabbage Tree Island Race. She placed ninth to win Division 3 in the 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart. In 2012 when known as Pazazz, shefinished the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart 22nd, retired in 2015, then placed 23rd to win Division 2 in 2016.
|Yacht Name||Kraken 42S|
|Owner||Mark Bayles & Andrew Sinclair|
|Skipper||Mark Bayles (2)|
|Navigator||John Wearne (1)|
|Crew||Sam Dobie, Ty Dobie, Courtney Howard, David MacGill, Paul Nanscawen (2), Andrew Sinclair (1), Amos Wherrett|