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Sailor Girl Live: Rolex Sydney Hobart 2016

Wow……… We interviewed 30 boats before the start, we were there live for the start when CQS “capsized” and Beau Geste was second out of the heads, and then when Perpetual Loyal broke the record in Hobart. We were live for the next 13 boats across…
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Adventures Weekly - 15 December 2016

Welcome to Adventures Weekly for 5 December 2016, your update for the top stories in sailing news globally this week; updates on the Vendee Globe, Rolex Sydney Hobart and the Sailing World Cup Final. For the full copy of “Adventures Weekly” head here or…
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Live for the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge 2016!

Wild Oats XI won the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge today on line honours for an epic ninth time after a close boat on boat match up with fellow maxis Perpetual Loyal and Scallywag. There were plenty of lead changes over the entire race, right through the fleet, with Perpetual…
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Adventures Weekly - 28 November 2016

Welcome to Adventures Weekly for 28 November 2016, your update for the top stories in sailing news globally this week; updates on the Vendee Globe, RORC Transatlantic Race and the Rolex Sydney Hobart. For the full copy of “Adventures Weekly” head here, or…
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My last interview with Roger "Hicko" Hickman

I was approached by Sandy Eastman to provide this interview that I did with her partner, the late Roger Hickman and Shane Kearns at the RSHYR launch in 2015 for the “Growing Teams” and “Kickstart-Factory” websites, two projects to help those with…
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2015: wrap and final interview for 2015

Wow…. I wrapped up the Rolex Sydney Hobart for 2015 on board Primitive Cool this afternoon at Constitution Dock, and then just when I thought I was finished for 2015, I ran into the Balance team, winners on IRC for this year’s Hobart at the airport. Check out my…
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WA, TAS and SA represent + Clipper winners!

Catch ups with Indian – Craig Carter’s WA entry, Helsal 3 – the only Tasmanian finishers, The Goat – popular Sydney entry, and Wendy Tuck, Kat and Craig Greenhill from the winning Clipper entry, Da Nang! Plenty of other action that didn’t make…
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The Derwent can be cruel or kind

Teasing Machine, who looked to be in the box seat to claim the Rolex Sydney Hobart on IRC, and Celestial were both defeated by the Derwent this morning as they drifted to the finish well over five hours beyond what was first estimated. Quickpoint Azzuro meanwhile around the…