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Smoke on the water

For the first time in the 26-year-history of the Big Boat Challenge, the race has been abandoned due to safety concerns following the settling of thick smoke from the Australian bushfires over the Sydney basin and a serious lack of visibility. “It was really…
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Rolex Sydney Hobart start!

Wow…… that was definitely the slowest start I have seen for the Rolex Sydney Hobart, and consequently the start with the most mix ups in the pecking order to what was expected. The fleet are now headed down the East Coast of Australia in a gradient…
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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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IRC shaping up in Hobart; Balance, Rags 52 and Primitive Cool

7th, 8th and 9th on line honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart for 2015 chat with Nic about their race experience and, in the case of Balance, the Ragamuffin TP52 and Primitive Cool, a potential showing in the overall IRC results… By morning we will have a better idea of…