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  • Black Jack wins the 2017 CYCA SOLAS Trusts Big Boat Challenge

    Black Jack wins the 2017 CYCA SOLAS Trusts Big Boat Challenge

    Peter Harburg's Black Jack takes the honours in a close contest with Wild Oats XI, with Karl Kowk's Botin 80 Beau Geste third.
  • A new race record in 2017? We ask James Spithill

    A new race record in 2017? We ask James Spithill

    Former America's Cup-winning skipper James Spithill has his sights on a race record with LDV Comanche in this year's Rolex Sydney Hobart.
  • Wounded Warriors to set a course for healing in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Wounded Warriors to set a course for healing in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will set sail in the fleet for the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. An Australian crew will steer a course for Hobart aboard Invictus Games Sydney 2018 DOWN UNDER with a UK Crew aboard Invictus Games Sydney 2018 GAME ON in what’s tipped to be an ‘Ashes on the Water’.
  • A new race record in 2017? We ask James Spithill
    • 07 Dec, 2017 12:19:00 PM

    A new race record in 2017? We ask James Spithill

    Former America's Cup-winning skipper James Spithill has his sights on a race record with LDV Comanche in this year's Rolex Sydney Hobart.

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  • Dorade readies with penultimate Blue Water test
    • 01 Dec, 2017 11:26:00 AM

    Dorade readies with penultimate Blue Water test

    The penultimate race of the CYCA's Blue Water Pointscore is the Bird Island with the Rolex Sydney Hobart the final test. Back in for Race 5 is the famous American classic wooden boat Dorade. With her deep keel, narrow beam and generous sail plan, the yawl took the yachting world by storm and made headlines around the world after scoring an upset victory in the 1931 Transatlantic Race from Newport, Rhode Island to Plymouth, competing against much larger boats. Dorade went on to score famous victories in some of the world's most famous races- now she takes on the Rolex Sydney Hobart with Adrienne Cahalan, the first woman to sail 25 Hobarts, navigating.

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