• 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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  • Line Honours for Comanche
    • 29 Dec, 2015 10:00:00 AM

    Line Honours for Comanche

    Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze-Clark’s maxi Comanche pulled off an incredible feat tonight, taking line honours in the 71st edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and winning the Illingworth trophy and Rolex Yacht Master II timepiece.

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