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Daily Digest: VOR Leg 4 underway, more Sydney-Hobart aftermath and AC75 insight; join us for 'Tu

SAN DIEGO – As 2018 gets underway, best wishes for a Happy, Healthy and Successful New Year! By request, we are now also including links to major stories we otherwise posted on Sailing Illustrated since our previous Daily Digest.

Dorade takes second in its divisions at Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race [As Bruce Kirby said, "Olin would be very proud."]

Video: The 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart will be remembered primarily for a record breaking run by Jim Cooney's LDV COMANCHE and the overall win by one of the sport’s great stalwarts – Matt Allen, owner of ICHI BAN. It will also be remembered for the epic downwind conditions experienced on the second and third days, which enabled the planing boats to demonstrate their prowess....

Video: Finally, this MUST SEE video for AC fans featuring Grant Simmer (AUS), newly ensconced CEO of Land Rover BAR (GBR), opining on the radical foiling monohull ("AC 75") put forward by the Defender and Challenger of Record as the yacht for the 2021 America's Cup. The most cogent description of this yacht that your Ed. has yet seen, in this video courtesy of World Sailing....

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