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Hansen Tasmania

Hansen Tasmania


This Buizen 48 out of Tasmania is making the journey north to compete in her first Rolex Sydney Hobart.  This will be a family affair for owner John, who will be joined by his two sons Matthew and Max.  This cruising yacht will be a comfortable ride south for the family, many of whom are competing in their first Rolex Sydney Hobart.  Representing the Derwent Sailing Squadron, Hansen Tasmania is one of eight Tasmanian entries in this year's race. 

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Competitor Details

Yacht Name Hansen Tasmania
Sail Number 603
Owner John Townley
Skipper John Townley (4)
Navigator Sam Ibbott (3)
Crew Archer Ibbott, Matthew Townley, Max Townley, Simon Willcox (5)
State TAS
Club DSS
Type Buizen 48
LOA 14.7
Beam 4.4
Draft 2.1