VIDEO: T2PTV Looks Back at 2017:
Get nostalgic, get motivated, and get cozy with a year in review from the family of producers, videographers, editors, commentators, drone pilots, and maybe most notably, sailors, at T2PTV….
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Is this strike three for Wild Oats XI?:
The Reichel/Pugh 100 Wild Oats XI was launched in 2005 and immediately took the triple victory of line/race record/overall win in the 2005 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, a feat repeated in 2012. The maxi is an eight times line honours winner of the 628 nm offshore classic, but of late has had a run of bad luck.
She failed to finish in 2015 when her main split in half and a hydraulic ram failure in 2016 similarly derailed her. Eager to put the past behind, now Mother Nature is interfering.
Wild Oats XI was out of the water and in its cradle at Woolwich Dock, on Sydney Harbour, when a bolt of lightning struck the top of the 45-metre high carbon fibre mast during a thunderstorm earl…
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