Koa, which means strong in Hawaiian, is a 2004 Farr designed, Goetz built TP52. She was originally called Sjambok and was built alongside Bright Star, which was Quest now Balance. The boat has competed in multiple Blue Water Pointscore Series and Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Races. After having two years on having to retire from damage, they finally made the trip in 2017 placing 14th on IRC. Heading in to the Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race the team will be hoping to be able to replicate the result from 2016 - 2nd Overall on IRC.
|Owner||Peter Wrigley & Andrew Kearnan|
|Skipper||Andrew Kearnan and Peter Wrigley|
|Navigator||Brett Filby and Mark Hewitt-Park|
|Crew||B White, M Fonzo, M Nolan, P Williams, R Bott, S Clarkson, S Lawson, S Molloy, W Miller|