Daily Digest: LDV COMANCHE on track to smash Rolex Sydney to Hobart record; other RS2H news, AC, VOR
SAN DIEGO – With the warm reception for the renewal of our "Daily Digest" posts, with links to current yacht racing articles that may be of interest to our loyal and growing group of Dear Readers, we continue today, Boxing Day 2017. Links below do not include links to stories we otherwise posted on Sailing Illustrated since our last Daily Digest, but be sure you did not miss our three reports last night and this morning on the WOXI-LVDC incident just after the start of the Rolex Sydney-Hobart race. The most recent report has links to all three and the key video.
Black Jack skipper Mark Bradford is certain his team's generosity towards stricken supermaxi rival Wild Oats XI won't be the decisive factor if that boat beats them in the 73rd edition of the Sydney to Hobart.
NZH Op-Ed: For all the hundreds of millions of dollars and thousands of jobs that the America's Cup will bring to New Zealand, what is possibly the biggest of the spoils cannot be measured in such terms.