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#RSHYR: Top four maxis are turning the corner into Storm Bay; WOXI leading, COMANCHE 2nd, but all within 6nm, and only 7kts of breeze as they beat the final 40nm at the break of day, 0500 Friday; plus first photos of SCALLYWAG and her broken bowsprit

Thursday, December 27, 2018


SAN FRANCISCO (#1158) — It has been, since the start, one of if not the closest-ever Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Races. Now the final few hours promise to be a real barn burner. Watch live as they cross Storm Bay and beat up the Derwent River to the Hobart finish line on the Windy tracker here: 


For those who have asked: SOG = Speed Over the Ground (in knots); DTL = Distance to Leader (in nautical miles); and DTF = Distance to Finish (in nautical miles).


Watch a replay of the beautiful Boxing Day start in Sydney Harbour on our special TFE LIVE, that's already had over 7,000 views, over on our Sailing Illustrated Facebook page here.


More on the excellent Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race website here. The 74th annual edition of this epic race is hosted, as always, by the esteemed Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.


Meanwhile, check out these first photos of SCALLYWAG back in Sydney midday Thursday after retiring only hours after the start due to a broken bowsprit. Photos courtesy Woodsie Troppo (AUS) via our Facebook friend and Finn sailor (among other classes large and small) John Schafer (AUS).


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