The story of Wraith of Odin during her time with her first owners Brian and Dagmar O’Brien.

Wraith of Odin was commissioned by Dr Brian and Mrs Dagmar O’Brien under whose ownership she competed in the 1952, ‘53, ‘54, ‘56 and ’69 Sydney to Hobart races, against the likes of Kurrawa IV, Astor, Winston Churchill and Solo among others. She also completed the 1953 Montague Island Race  and the 1954 Tasman Island race. She has cruised South America rounding Cape Horn.


 The Sydney Hobart Races


A search of  The National Library of Australia Newspaper archive reveals many stories in which Wraith of Odin  is mentioned. The page dedicated to a more detailed history of her maiden Sydney Hobart is titled

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 1952


Pages that tabulated links to relevant newspaper items are titled:

Sydney Hobart 52-53 newspapers

Sydney Hobart 53-54 newspapers

Sydney Hobart 54-55 newspapers

Sydney Hobart 56-57 & 69-70 newspapers

Other races 1953 -54 newspapers





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