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  • 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.
  • Wild Oats XI first across the line in battle on Derwent

    Wild Oats XI first across the line in battle on Derwent

    Mark Richards has steered the Oatley family’s Wild Oats XI to her ninth Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours victory after a protracted battle with Jim Cooney’s LDV Comanche on Tasmania’s River Derwent this evening, reclaiming the race record Anthony Bell’s Perpetual LOYAL took from her last year.
  • 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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