He has set a new reference time single-handed between Ouessant and Leeuwin of 19 days, 14 hours and 10 minutes, at an average speed of 26.5 knots. Read more
New Zealand skipper James Wilson from the RNZYS is currently sitting in first place with 7 wins and 1 loss.
Mapfre appears to have the race in the bag, but light winds near Cape Town later today could slow their arrival.
In 50 scenarios only two routes are going south of the Great Circle Route and 42 are going north.
The cluster of bases on Halsey Wharf, Hobson Wharf and Wynyard Wharf East is the council’s preferred option to take into further discussions.
It was a triple whammy for the skipper of the appropriately named Stormy Weather, with mast, boom and propeller all lost.
When the first boat crew arrived on scene, they found two people in the water wearing life jackets and three still aboard the capsized vessel.
Sold by Queensland Jeanneau Dealer Ian Douglas from Mooloolaba Yacht Brokers, the 64 will spend some time cruising in the Mediterranean before heading to the Antipodes.
More than 30,000 visitors are expected to attend the community event, with more than 170 boats participating in the celebration of all things relating to the design, construction and sailing of wooden boats
Aussie designed, multi-purpose gear carrier and comfy chair. Perfect for a yacht.
As well as all the sailing action there will be a feast of family entertainment day and night keeping Geelong’s waterfront buzzing, including the spectacular Australia Day fireworks.