Perpetual LOYAL set to crush Sydney Hobart Record:
(December 27, 2016; 18:00 AEDT) – Less than a day and a half after the fleet left the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia in Sydney to begin the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart, excitement is building as Act 1, the race for line honours, hurtles towards resolution.
The crack crew on Anthony Bell’s super maxi Perpetual LOYAL is storming down the Tasmanian east coast, and at this stage looks every chance of smashing her long-tim…
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Sydney Hobart: Conditions Favoring VO70s:
(December 27, 2016; 16:00 AEDT) – The current race leader of the Rolex Sydney Hobart overall, the New Zealand V70 Giacomo, is confident of maintaining full speed as she closes on the Tasmanian north-east coast this afternoon with a possible ETA in Hobart of 5am.
That would place her the outright leader, but Jim Delegat’s boat would also be more than two hours inside Wild Oats XI’s 2012 race record, of one day 18hrs…
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