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  • Black Jack just didn’t get the hand she needed

    Black Jack just didn’t get the hand she needed

    “We‘re the best light air boat and this race was anything but. We really needed a two-night race,” was how Black Jack skipper Mark Bradford summed up their race after finishing third across the line and an hour inside the old race record set by Perpetual Loyal last year.
  • LDV Comanche docks in Hobart

    LDV Comanche docks in Hobart

    For Jim Cooney, this race is not over yet.
  • Broken boom fails to stop Kialoa II

    Broken boom fails to stop Kialoa II

    At 1730hrs on Wednesday Kialoa II gybed in 30kts of northerly breeze and 2 metre seas. As the main came over the boom snapped just aft of the vang. The broken boom was strapped to the stanchions and the boat secured before the storm trysail was hoisted, allowing Kialoa II to continue.
  • Christian Beck in Hobart
    • 28 Dec, 2017 02:31:00 AM

    Christian Beck in Hobart

    InfoTrack owner Christian Beck talks to Jim Gale after arriving in Hobart ahead of the race record set by the same boat a year prior.

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  • Black Jack happy with third across the line
    • 28 Dec, 2017 01:48:00 AM

    Black Jack happy with third across the line

    Black Jack skipper Mark Bradford shares his thoughts after parking in Hobart as the third boat across the line. Peter Harburg's supermaxi had been touted as an early favourite due to their light air strengths but with the heavier conditions served up in the 73rd edition, Bradford was happy with a good performance.

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