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  • Dock Talk 29 December 2015

    Dock Talk 29 December 2015

    Balance skipper Paul Clitheroe describes using "every bit of stickyback" to fix their mainsail. A good thing too, they're in with a shot for the overall win. Swiss yacht Teasing Machine is also looking good. The easing breeze overnight will make it more and more difficult for those still at sea to have chance.
  • Balance: probability?

    Balance: probability?

    The NSW TP52 Balance, the appropriately named yacht of financial guru Paul Clitheroe, is the leader for overall honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and now has to await the arrival of two European yachts tomorrow, her immediate challengers.
  • A 628 mile match race

    A 628 mile match race

    While the super maxis were fighting it out for line honours, a few miles astern an absorbing match race was played out by the two grand prix sixty footers, Matt Allen’s Carkeek60 Ichi ban and Rupert Henry’s JV62 Chinese Whisper.
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  • One hard piece of water
    • 29 Dec, 2015 01:00:00 AM

    One hard piece of water

    “This is a hard race. I have sailed around the world two and a half times and I thought I had seen it all but this is one hard body of water” was how Comanche’s skipper Ken Read summed it up dockside after bringing his wounded supermaxi across the line tonight.

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